ERIC Number: EJ679977
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
The Social Sources of Educational Credentialism: Status Cultures, Labor Markets, and Organizations.
Brown, David K.
Sociology of Education, p19-34 2001
Discusses expansion of access to higher education. Reviews contested development and promise of the Weberian theory of educational credentialism. Examines the relationship of educational expansion to economic growth, relative importance of technical skills versus occupational status-group cultures in degrees and recruitment, significance of degree formalization, and dynamics of professional credential markets. (CAJ)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A