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Women and Education in Europe

Jönsson, Ingrid LU (2002) p.342-359
Abstract
The overall level of education is increasing in Europe. This article focuses on women's educational attainment and especially on differences in expansion rates in Germany, Portugal and Swedn. The author argues that an understanding of the expansion of the number of women in education must consider - in addition to the structure of the educational system - recent economic, demographic, social and cultrual changes in contemporary Europe. The role of education for women's changing position as citizens is also discussed.
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citizenship, sociologi, labour market participation, motherhood, sociology, welfare state, educational attainment
host publication
The Interntional Handbook on the Sociology of Education
editor
Torres, Carlos Alberto and Antikainen, Ari
pages
342 - 359
publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN
0-7425-1770-5
language
English
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yes
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  author       = {Jönsson, Ingrid},
  booktitle    = {The Interntional Handbook on the Sociology of Education},
  editor       = {Torres, Carlos Alberto and Antikainen, Ari},
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  pages        = {342--359},
  publisher    = {Rowman & Littlefield Publishers},
  title        = {Women and Education in Europe},
  year         = {2002},
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