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ERIC Number: EJ522232
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0022-4545
The Birth Order Factor: Ordinal Position, Social Strata, and Educational Achievement.
Travis, Russell; Kohli, Vandana
Journal of Social Psychology, v135 n4 p499-507 Aug 1995
Explores the relationship between birth order and academic attainment for 817 men and women from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds. Suggests that birth order produces an impact on total years of education only among members of the middle class. These findings support a resource-dilution hypothesis. (MJP)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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