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ERIC Number: EJ1089505
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
ISSN: ISSN-0142-5692
A Tale of Two Logics: Social Reproduction and Mobilisation in University Access in Quebec, 1945-2000
Laplante, Benoît; Doray, Pierre; Bastien, Nicolas; Chenard, Pierre
British Journal of Sociology of Education, v37 n2 p313-333 2016
The 2012 Quebec students' protests against university tuition fees fostered a debate on access to higher education in Quebec, and specifically on the Quebec "educational lag". Using census data, we show that degree-holding is the same among Quebec French-speaking and Ontario English-speaking populations. Using event history analysis, we show that, during the second half of the twentieth century, university access increased at a different rhythm in each province and, within each province, within socio-linguistic groups. Quebec current education policy should not focus on the "educational lag", which past policies have helped make up for, but on inequality in university access.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada