Were They Pushed Or Did They Jump?: Individual Decision Mechanisms In Education, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Were They Pushed Or Did They Jump?

Individual Decision Mechanisms In Education, 1st Edition

By Diego Gambetta

Routledge

236 pages

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Like few other decisions in life, educational choices must be made by virtually every-one growing up in industrial societies. The consequences of these choices for individual lives are momentous, yet decisions about schooling can be treacherous. They are made during the teen years, at a time when personal preferences are unstable and there is littl

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- The theoretical question -- Institutional constraints and educational choices -- Were they pushed? -- Or did they jump? -- Conclusions -- The high school pupils survey -- The youth unemployment survey -- Independent variables -- Logit models: summary tables

About the Author

"Diego Gambetta is reader in sociology and fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. "

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General