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ERIC Number: EJ793177
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 20
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 65
ISSN: ISSN-0951-5224
Horizontal and Vertical Differentiation within Higher Education--Gender and Class Perspectives
Berggren, Caroline
Higher Education Quarterly, v62 n1-2 p20-39 Jan-Apr 2008
The study outline differences among classes and genders within higher education. Because of the expansion of places of study, higher education has lost some of its former selectivity. The matriculation of one full birth cohort into Swedish higher education was studied. The results showed that the enrolment of working- and intermediate-class women had increased, while women from the upper-middle class, also previously enrolled in higher education, had expanded their educational options becoming involved in prestigious and previously male-dominated programmes.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Sweden