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Taiwan

Stephen Kosack

in The Education of Nations: How the Political Organization of the Poor, Not Democracy, Led Governments to Invest in Mass Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199841653
eISBN:
9780199949540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841653.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Taiwan’s economic performance has made it a archetypal case for the economic argument that governments may produce education according to the economy’s needs. But this chapter shows that Taiwanese ... More


The Long Road to Collective Skill Formation in the Netherlands

Karen M. Anderson and Dennie Oude Nijhuis

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The current vocational education and training (VET) system in the Netherlands originated in the training initiatives undertaken by private actors in the artisan and industrial sectors in the ... More


Continued Collectivism: The Role of Trade Self-Management and the Social Democratic Party in Danish Vocational Education and Training

Moira Nelson

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The present-day Danish vocational training system exhibits a strong collective orientation. After providing an overview of the way that the current system operates, this chapter adopts a historical ... More


Creating Citizens and Workers: Curriculum Reform and the Aims of Education in a Democracy

in School, Society, & State: A New Education to Govern Modern America, 1890 – 1940

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226772097
eISBN:
9780226772127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226772127.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1894, the National Education Association (NEA) Committee of Ten on Secondary School Studies released a report stating that all subjects should be held in “equal rank for the purposes of admission ... More


Vocational education and the integration of young people in the labour market: the case of the Netherlands

Jacques van Hoof

in Young people in Europe: Labour markets and citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345882
eISBN:
9781447304371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345882.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter describes the reform of vocational education and assesses its consequences for the position of young people in the labour market. It highlights institutional differences in the way VET ... More


The Curricular Organization of Segregated Schooling

Ansley T. Erickson

in Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226025254
eISBN:
9780226025391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025391.003.0004
Subject:
Education, History of Education

After desegregation began, Nashville schools continued to make explicit divisions between students by racial category. Powerful if, at times, implicit categorical divisions by race, class, and ... More


Austrian Corporatism and Institutional Change in the Relationship between Apprenticeship Training and School-Based VET

Lukas Graf, Lorenz Lassnigg, and Justin J.W. Powell

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Austria’s vocational education and training (VET) system displays a unique structure that joins a strong dual apprenticeship system with a robust full-time school-based VET. This school-based ... More


Are Skills the Answer?: The Political Economy of Skill Creation in Advanced Industrial Countries

Colin Crouch, David Finegold, and Mari Sako

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294382
eISBN:
9780191685040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294382.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

This study of the problems confronting institutions for the creation of occupational skills in seven advanced industrialised countries contributes to two different areas of debate. The first is the ... More


Vocational Education

Kathryn M. Neckerman

in Schools Betrayed: Roots of Failure in Inner-City Education

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226569604
eISBN:
9780226569628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569628.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter follows the Chicago public schools as they constructed—and reconstructed—their system of vocational education, and shows how the consequences differed for young blacks and immigrants. In ... More


The Swiss El Dorado?: Education and Social Mobility in Twentieth-Century Switzerland

Julie Falcon

in Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610163
eISBN:
9781503611153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610163.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Until fairly recently little was known about trends in intergenerational social mobility in Switzerland and the mediating role of education in this process. With lasting high standards of living, big ... More


Busing Lived and Imagined

Ansley T. Erickson

in Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226025254
eISBN:
9780226025391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025391.003.0008
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Busing created substantial statistical desegregation in the Nashville schools it reached via 1971 court order. Decades later, many Nashville students remembered positive experiences and impact from ... More


Institutional Change in German Vocational Training: From Collectivism toward Segmentalism

Kathleen Thelen and Marius R. Busemeyer

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter argues that the German system of vocational training is changing in subtle but significant ways from a strongly collective system based on broad and portable occupational skills toward a ... More


Busing Resisted and Transformed

Ansley T. Erickson

in Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226025254
eISBN:
9780226025391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025391.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Federal court-ordered busing for desegregation prompted resistance in multiple registers in Nashville. Thousands of parents and community members engaged in loud and highly visible curbside protests; ... More


Human Capital and Labor Supply

Michael J. Camasso and Radha Jagannathan

in Caught in the Cultural Preference Net: Three Generations of Employment Choices in Six Capitalist Democracies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190672782
eISBN:
9780190672812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672782.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In Chapter 3, the authors focus on the contribution that human capital—that is, the constellation of knowledge, skills, and abilities possessed by individuals seeking employment, or who are already ... More


Improvement and Nostalgia: Society Schools and Hedge Schools

Helen O’connell

in Ireland and the Fiction of Improvement

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286461
eISBN:
9780191713361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286461.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

This chapter demonstrates how improvement education was defined against the example of the hedge school and accordingly sought to instil an ‘ordinary’, vocational education — attuned to the needs of ... More


Vocational Education and Youth Labor Market Integration: The Role of Vocational Specificity at the Level of School-Leavers, Study Programs, and Education Systems

Ardita Muja, Maurice Gesthuizen, and Maarten H. J. Wolbers

in Young Adult Development at the School-to-Work Transition: International Pathways and Processes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190941512
eISBN:
9780190941543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941512.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The transition from school to work is a crucial change young people experience during emerging adulthood, as the first steps taken into the labor market can influence future labor market careers and ... More


Biblical, Practical, Vocational: Religious Training Schools

Priscilla Pope-Levison

in Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723845
eISBN:
9780814744420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723845.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the religious training schools founded by women such as Elizabeth Baker, Carrie Judd Montgomery, Mattie Perry, Iva Durham Vennard, Alma White, and Jennie Fowler Willing. These ... More


The Dynamics of Migrant Employment in Construction: Can Supply of Skilled Labour ever Match Demand?

Paul Chan, Linda Clarke, and Andrew Dainty

in Who Needs Migrant Workers?: Labour shortages, immigration, and public policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199580590
eISBN:
9780191595257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580590.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The role migrant workers play in reconciling supply and demand of skilled labour in the UK construction industry is scrutinized in this chapter. Given the idiosyncratic, project‐based nature of the ... More


Transforming High School and Addressing the Challenge of America’s Competitiveness

Stanley S. Litow and Grace Suh

in Youth, Jobs, and the Future: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190685898
eISBN:
9780190685935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685898.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the transformation of academic preparation to address the challenge of America’s competitiveness. American workers need higher skill levels more than at any time in history. In ... More


Reaction, Resistance, and the Final Compromise

David Nasaw

in Schooled to Order: A Social History of Public Schooling in the United States

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195025293
eISBN:
9780197559956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195025293.003.0016
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The first wave of excitement about differentiated, socially efficient schooling crested before much opposition was raised. The public and professionals, when not adulatory, were indifferent. Even ... More


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