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Scientific journals : Article
Social & behavioral sciences, psychology : Sociology & social sciences
Educational Sciences
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/38196
Second-Chance Alternatives and Maintained Inequality in Access to Higher Education in Israel
English
Bar-Haim, Eyal mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE) > Integrative Research Unit: Social and Individual Development (INSIDE) >]
Blank, Carmel mailto [Tel Aviv University]
10-Jan-2019
Social Inclusion
Cogitatio
7
1
Inequalities in Access to Higher Education: Methodological and Theoretical Issues
28-37
Yes
International
2183-2803
Portugal
[en] Higher Education ; Inequality ; second-chance
[en] Abstract Access to higher education (HE) has a long history. To offer a view on the current debates and worldwide issues regarding access to HE, this editorial depicts how the control of educational access has historically been used as an instrument of governance at the interface of two processes: social stratification and the territorialisation of politics. Access to HE has remained embedded in these large structural processes even though HE has expanded from a highly elitist institution into mass education systems with equity of educational opportunities having become a desirable goal across societies. Analysing these processes helps understand the complex mechanisms producing inequalities in HE today, which are brought together by the ten articles composing this special issue. Tacking stock of how inequalities in access are produced in different continents, countries, HE Institutions, applying to different social groups though evolving mechanisms, these articles document the importance of contrasting methodological and theoretical approaches to produce comprehensive knowledge on this sensitive issue for democratic societies.
Fonds National de la Recherche - FnR
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/38196
10.17645/si.v7i1.1612
https://www.cogitatiopress.com/socialinclusion/article/view/1612
FnR ; FNR9522302 > Louis Chauvel > ProSocial > A Research Programme on Social Inequality within the National, European and International Context > 01/06/2012 > 31/12/2018 > 2011

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