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Parents’ aspirations for their children's educational and occupational prospects in Greece: The role of social class
This paper focuses on parents and the way they perceive and formulate expectations and aspirations about their children's educational and occupational outcomes. Drawing on evidence from a survey among more than 700 parents ...
The effect of age in the way adolescents report and experience interethnic violence in five European countries
The aim of the article is to examine the effects of age in the way adolescents experience and report interethnic relations with emphasis on interethnic violence in the school environment. The methodology followed a two-stage ...
Education and social stratification across Europe
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate factors that affect progression to university education across Europe. Design/methodology/approach: The data used are obtained from the fourth round of the European ...
Struggling between tradition and modernity: Gender and educational choice-making in contemporary Cyprus
This article investigates the role of gender in educational choice-making for post secondary school destinations in contemporary Cyprus. More specifically, it examines the cultural and ideological mechanisms that produce ...
Ideological tensions in the educational choice practices of modern Greek Cypriot parents: The role of social capital
The rapid modernisation process of Greek Cypriot society has created a cultural environment with an amalgam of traditionalist and modernist ethical attitudes, and antagonisms between them concerning, among other things, ...
Social and cultural capital in educational research: Issues of operationalisation and measurement
This article aims to contribute to the debate of how theoretical concepts can be operationalised when researching educational issues. Specifically, it examines the application of the concepts of social and cultural capital ...
Assessing the dimensionality and other psychometric properties of a greek translation of the sex-role egalitarianism scale (Form B)
The main purpose of this study was to investigate the dimensionality of a Greek-language version of the Sex Role Egalitarianism Scale-Form B (SRES-B) via confirmatory factor analysis. Using two different samples (undergraduates ...
Widening participation in postgraduate studies in Greece: Mature working women attending an e-learning programme
This article examines issues relating to widening participation in postgraduate study programmes in Greece. It focuses on a group of mature women and examines their experiences from attending a novel postgraduate e-learning ...
Globalization and education: Introduction
Parental and marital roles, career aspirations and attitudes towards marriage among young women in Greece
The Greek society is a society that arrived relatively late to modernity by western European standards. Even though many would argue that today Greece exhibits many characteristics found in modern European societies there ...