ERIC Number: EJ646648
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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"Because My Friends Are": The Impact of Peer Groups on the Intention To Stay on at Sixteen.
Thomas, Wayne; Webber, Don J.
Research in Post-Compulsory Education, v6 n3 p339-54 2001
Data from 1,375 female and 1,401 male adolescents in Britain were analyzed to investigate influences on intention to stay past the postcompulsory education age. Peer groups had a strong and significant impact on boys' intention to stay. Boys were influenced by a variety of factors, girls predominantly by their perceived ability. (Contains 34 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom