Parental involvement in schools. A study of resources, mobilization, and inherent inequality

@inproceedings{Radu2011ParentalII,
  title={Parental involvement in schools. A study of resources, mobilization, and inherent inequality},
  author={Bogdan Mihai Radu},
  year={2011}
}
In this article I explore issues of parental involvement in school activities in former communist countries of South Eastern Europe. Although parents with higher socio-economic status feel more efficacious and thus get involved more, I argue that successful mobilization by schools may result in more representative parental involvement, extending beyond mere socio-economic inequalities. In my analysis I employ multi-national survey data collected through a project entitled Advancing Educational… CONTINUE READING