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ERIC Number: EJ988667
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0883-0355
The Normative Effects of Higher Education Policy in France
Langan, Elise
International Journal of Educational Research, v53 p32-43 2012
This student survey was a response to the French youth unrest in 2005 and 2006. It considers the degree to which French higher and secondary education institutions create social cohesion. Focusing on three distinct higher-education institutions: "L'institut d'etudes politiques de Paris" (Sciences Po), "Ecole Normale Superieure," Paris 8, and a "lycee" in the outskirts of Paris, it asks students their opinions on pressing national issues. It reflects on how the French education system was developed to create French citizens and the post-war use of quotas created for Algerians in the employment and education sectors. It draws comparisons with the controversial 2001 separate-admissions policy at Sciences Po and the more recent agenda to institute 30% set-asides for higher-education scholarship students. (Contains 10 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: France