ERIC Number: EJ594092
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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"Making Their Minds Up": Family Dynamics of School Choice.
Reay, Diane; Ball, Stephen J.
British Educational Research Journal, v24 n4 p431-48 Sep 1998
Examines the family dynamics embedded in school choice through further analysis and recording of 137 interviews with parents choosing a secondary school for their children. Concludes that, behind a veneer of democratic decision making, it was parents, and predominantly mothers, who were making children's minds up. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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