Who makes more in STEM? An analysis of sex and age
Thesis (M.A.)--Wichita State University, Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Dept. of Sociology
The Influence of Pupils' Perceptions on Their Academic Achievement
The aim of this investigation is to determine the influence of pupils' perception on their academic achievement. The literature review indicated that sensation and perception are separate but unitary…
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The Meek Shall Not Inherit the Earth: Self-Evaluation and the Legitimacy of Stratification
Stratified social orders are maintained through a wide variety of mechanisms, one being broad-based legitimation of the notion of unequal distribution of primary resources. My attempt to develop a…
FUNCTIONS OF CHILDREN'S PERCEPTIONS OF THE STRATIFICATION SYSTEM
The purpose of this study has been to examine children's perceptions of the stratification system and to consider the possible consequences of these perceptions for the larger social order. There has…
Comparative Education: The Social Construction of the Modern World System.
The possibilities for comparative research on educational systems have been enhanced by the development of cross-national data bases. Most of these cover national educational systems (UNESCO…
Locus of control and academic achievement: A literature review.
A quantitative review of research investigating the relationship between locus of control and academic achievement was conducted. Two basic conclusions resulted: (a) More internal beliefs are…
The relationship of socioeconomic status and gender to the occupational choices of grade 12 students
- Psychology, Medicine
Occupational Prestige in the United States, 1925-63
- Medicine, PsychologyAmerican Journal of Sociology
While over the entire period, 1925-63, no systematic trends can be detected in the prestige of particular occupations, it is possible to show that systematic, though small, changes were ocurring between 1947 and 1963.
Development of the Conception of Economic Inequality: II. Explanations, Justifications, and Concepts of Social Mobility and Change
Children and adolescents from four social classes were interviewed about their concepts of economic inequality. Adolescents were more likely than children to explain and justify inequality by…
Social Structure and Social Construction of Life Stages
The articles in this symposium discuss how the life course has changed in the Western modernization process, how the social construction of the life course and of life stages can be theoretically conc
Origins of Human Competence: A Cultural-Ecological Perspective.
OGBU, JOHN U. Origins of Human Competence: A Cultural-Ecological Perspective. CHILD DEVELOPMENT, 1981, 52, 413-429. In this essay it is argued that child rearing in the family and similar micro…