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ERIC Number: EJ675730
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0954-0253
A Risky Business? Mature Working-Class Women Students and Access to Higher Education.
Reay, Diane
Gender and Education, v15 n3 p301-17 Sep 2003
Examines the experiences of 12 working class women attending an Access course at an inner city further education college. Risks and costs involved in transitioning to higher education were evident in the women's narratives. Material and cultural factors inhibited their access to higher education. The desire to "give something back" motivated participants' attempts to move into higher education. Participants juggled work, child care, and domestic responsibilities with studying. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (London)