ERIC Number: EJ482586
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Schooling in the Course of Human Lives: The Social Context of Education and the Transition to Adulthood in Industrial Society.
Pallas, Aaron M.
Review of Educational Research, v63 n4 p409-47 Win 1993
This review examines the role of schooling in the life course of individuals, focusing on the timing and sequencing of schooling in the transition to adulthood. Conceptual issues in this study are explored, drawing on the sociological literature. The importance of social structure and institutional arrangements is stressed. (Author/SLD)
Descriptors: Adults, Age Differences, Context Effect, Economic Factors, Education Work Relationship, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Life Events, School Role, Sex Differences, Social Environment, Social Reinforcement, Socialization, Sociology, Time Factors (Learning), United States History
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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