The transition at the end of compulsory full-time education

Educational and future career aspirations of native and migrant students

Authors: Trebbels, Marina

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  • Educational aspirations – educational disparities – educational decisions
  • How explain the ethnic attainment gap?
  • First study on the dimensions along which native and migrant students construct their educational and future career aspirations and expectations at the end of compulsory full-time education
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Besides different preconditions for educational success in native and migrant families, an important role has been ascribed to students’ educational aspirations in the explanation of ethnic disparities in educational attainment. Based on a sample of several hundred 9th and 10th graders in Hamburg, the study investigates the dimensions along which native and migrant students construct their educational and future career aspirations and expectations at the end of compulsory full-time education. The results provide insight into the applicability of traditional approaches that investigate the mechanisms that shape social disparities in education to explain the ethnic attainment gap, and into the controversial meaning of subjective data in the form of respondent-reported educational aspirations and the interpretation of higher aspirations in migrant families as secondary effects of ethnic origin.

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Dr. Marina Trebbels is a research assistant at the Institute for Intercultural and International Comparative Education at the University of Hamburg.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA in USD
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Softcover $39.99
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  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The transition at the end of compulsory full-time education
Book Subtitle
Educational and future career aspirations of native and migrant students
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
Copyright Holder
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
eBook ISBN
978-3-658-06241-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-658-06241-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-658-06240-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 193
Number of Illustrations
27 illustrations in colour
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