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Outcasts on the Inside: Graduates, Employability and Widening Participation
The drive to widen access and participation in higher education is rapidly transforming the sector. Despite this, through an interplay of social, cultural and gender-related factors, students from…
First-Generation African American Male College Students: Implications for Career Counselors.
The path to upward mobility or economic success for African American men is often filled with obstacles and roadblocks. Many first-generation African American men entering colleges and universities…
Student–Faculty Interaction in Research Universities: Differences by Student Gender, Race, Social Class, and First-Generation Status
This study examined whether the effects of student–faculty interaction on a range of student outcomes—i.e., college GPA, degree aspiration, integration, critical thinking and communication, cultural…
‘It's all becoming a habitus’: beyond the habitual use of habitus in educational research
The concept of habitus lies at the heart of Bourdieu's theoretical framework. It is a complex concept that takes many shapes and forms in Bourdieu's own writing, even more so in the wider…
First-Generation College Students at a Four-Year University: Background Characteristics, Reasons for Pursuing Higher Education, and First-Year Experiences
This study examined the background characteristics of first-generation college students at a four-year university, their reasons for pursuing higher education, and their first-year experiences. In…
The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy
The knowledge economy conjures a world of smart people, in smart jobs, doing smart things, in smart ways, for smart money, a world increasingly open to all rather than a few. Glossy corporate…
Tough choices or tough times: The report on the new commission on the skills of the American workforce
Students Whose Parents Did Not Go to College: Postsecondary Access, Persistence, and Attainment. Findings from the Condition of Education, 2001.
Reflecting the value placed on postsecondary education, nearly all 1992 high school graduates (97 percent) reported in 12th grade that they expected to continue their education at some point, and 79…