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Unequal at the Starting Line: The Intergenerational Persistence of Political Inequality

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter takes into account information about parents' education and political involvement and about the home political environment, which adds another dimension to the persistence of ... More


Social-Origin Inequalities in Educational Careers in Italy: Performance or Decision Effects?

Dalit Contini and Andrea Scagni

in Determined to Succeed?: Performance versus Choice in Educational Attainment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783026
eISBN:
9780804784481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783026.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter, which uses statistical techniques to deal with sample-selection problems in order to determine the relative importance of primary and secondary effects in creating inequalities in ... More


Understanding digital inequality: the interplay between parental socialisation and children's development

Ingrid Paus-Hasebrink, Cristina Ponte, Andrea Dürager, and Joke Bauwens

in Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.003.0020
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Drawing on sociological and psychological theoretical perspectives, this chapter elaborates on two research questions. How does parents' formal education influence children's internet use? And how ... More


Time for Education and Culture

Killian Mullan

in A Child's Day: A Comprehensive Analysis of Change in Children's Time Use in the UK

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529201697
eISBN:
9781529201741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201697.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses overall trends in children's time doing homework and study. It analyses differences in trends associated with parental education to explore the extent to which trends in time ... More


Determined to Succeed?: Performance versus Choice in Educational Attainment

Michelle Jackson (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783026
eISBN:
9780804784481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783026.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In many countries, concern about socio-economic inequalities in educational attainment has focused on inequalities in test scores and grades. The presumption has been that the best way to reduce ... More


The Right to Education

Sandra Fredman

in Comparative Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199689408
eISBN:
9780191768293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199689408.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Education is a multiplier right. Without education, other rights cannot be fully enjoyed. Education is also an accelerator right: it equips people to enter the labour force and participate in public ... More


How Social Background Affects Educational Attainment Over Time in the Netherlands

Charlotte Büchner and Rolf van der Velden

in Determined to Succeed?: Performance versus Choice in Educational Attainment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783026
eISBN:
9780804784481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783026.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter assesses IEO in relation to parental education in the Netherlands. It shows the contribution of primary and secondary effects to IEO in the transitions to upper secondary and tertiary ... More


Who Does Not Learn in Schools?

V. Santhakumar, Namita Gupta, and Rama Murthy Sripada

in Schooling for All: Can We Neglect the Demand?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467051
eISBN:
9780199087167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467051.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This study analyses the determinants of learning outcomes (measured as test scores). It reconfirms that socio-economic variables and parental education impact learning outcome. While mother’s ... More


Prevalence of School Failure and Dropping Out

Joy G. Dryfoos

in Adolescents at Risk: Prevalence and Prevention

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072686
eISBN:
9780197560259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072686.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

In this chapter, we turn to the risk behavior that appears to underlie many of the problems addressed so far. Low achievement in school has been shown to be an important predictor of substance ... More


The Overlap in High-Risk Behaviors

Joy G. Dryfoos

in Adolescents at Risk: Prevalence and Prevention

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072686
eISBN:
9780197560259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072686.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

The previous four chapters have reviewed the consequences, antecedents, and numbers of adolescents at risk of behaviors in four distinct fields of study: delinquency, substance use, teenage ... More


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