Michelle Jackson

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Social class differentials in educational attainment have been extensively studied in numerous countries. In this paper, we begin by examining class differentials in the progression to higher secondary education among 16-year-old children in England and Wales. As has been shown for other countries, the differentials result both from the primary effects of(More)
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abstract: In this article we start from Boudon's important, but still surprisingly neglected, distinction between 'primary' and 'secondary' effects in the creation of class differentials in educational attainment. Primary effects are all those, whether of a genetic or socio-cultural kind, that are expressed via the association between children's class(More)
1 Deregulation through temporary employment has generated important inequalities in the Spanish labour market. The paper presents a theoretical model as well as empirical evidence to explain this process. The main thrust of the model is seeing labour market structures as always being the result of micro-level strategies of employers and employees over(More)
BACKGROUND There are an estimated 35 million unregistered children in Indonesia. To understand ways to best leverage existing health system-related resources and ensure greater protective measures for these vulnerable children, this study explores the predictive relationship between the utilization of perinatal health services and birth certificate(More)
Economic sociologists agree that economic rationality is constructed and that morality and economic interests often intersect. Yet we know little about how Americans organize their economic beliefs or assess the morality of markets. We distinguish position taking (how people respond to opinion items) from construal (how respondents understand and structure(More)
Throughout the social sciences, there has been an explosion of new research methods and statistics, with the result that standard graduate course sequences often cover a declining proportion of the methods and statistics that actually appear in leading journals. Because of this development, many graduate students are not as well prepared as they once were(More)
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