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The Growing Emphasis on Social Citizenship in Nordic Education – Inducing New Social Risks While Trying to Alleviate Them

Panican, Alexandru LU (2013) In Changing Social Risks and Social Policy Responses in the Nordic Welfare States p.92-112
Abstract
Education as a social right has been gaining strong prominence in the Nordic countries transition towards the post-industrial society. I focused the Swedish educational system.

The study finds that the right to education turned into a moral duty to be an enlightened citizen. The interviewees’ stigmatize vocational programmes and encourage pupils to choose ‘right’ meaning school-based education. Authorities refuse to provide jobs which not require upper secondary school, even when unskilled jobs are available and regardless of the youngster’s preferences and abilities.

While implement social rights to combat school dropouts, unemployment and social exclusion, officials generate such social risks that they have the... (More)
Education as a social right has been gaining strong prominence in the Nordic countries transition towards the post-industrial society. I focused the Swedish educational system.

The study finds that the right to education turned into a moral duty to be an enlightened citizen. The interviewees’ stigmatize vocational programmes and encourage pupils to choose ‘right’ meaning school-based education. Authorities refuse to provide jobs which not require upper secondary school, even when unskilled jobs are available and regardless of the youngster’s preferences and abilities.

While implement social rights to combat school dropouts, unemployment and social exclusion, officials generate such social risks that they have the responsibility for overcoming. (Less)
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education, Nordic countries, Swedish educational system, moral duty, vocational programmes, upper secondary school, social rights, school dropouts, unemployment, social exclusion, social risks
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Changing Social Risks and Social Policy Responses in the Nordic Welfare States
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Harslof, Ivan; Ulmestig, Rickard; and
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92 - 112
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Palgrave Macmillan
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978-1-137-26718-4
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English
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The study finds that the right to education turned into a moral duty to be an enlightened citizen. The interviewees’ stigmatize vocational programmes and encourage pupils to choose ‘right’ meaning school-based education. Authorities refuse to provide jobs which not require upper secondary school, even when unskilled jobs are available and regardless of the youngster’s preferences and abilities. <br/><br>
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  title        = {The Growing Emphasis on Social Citizenship in Nordic Education – Inducing New Social Risks While Trying to Alleviate Them},
  year         = {2013},
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