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McGivney, Veronica – 1996
This book combines findings of existing research with fresh evidence supplied from a sample of institutions regarding noncompletion rates of mature students in postcompulsory education. Chapter 1 considers the changes that have taken place in postcompulsory education and the implications of having an expanded and more diverse student population.…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Adult Students, Age Differences, Ancillary School Services
Leigh, Duane E. – 1995
This monograph takes the perspective that increased awareness of how active labor market programs operate in other nations can substantially improve the way in which the United States deals with worker displacement. Chapter 1 considers the costs of worker displacement and how government programs designed to reduce these costs are evaluated.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Analysis, Developed Nations, Dislocated Workers
Vosburgh, Miriam Gilson – 1978
Long term trends in non-Maori family formation, growth, and dissolution in New Zealand were investigated with data mainly derived from the statistical reports of government departments. Sources included census reports; vital, justice, medical, and migration statistics; life tables; and official yearbooks. To augment official statistical data, an…
Descriptors: Birth Rate, Comparative Analysis, Death, Divorce