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Friendship and Educational Choice Peer Influence and Planning for the Future

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ISBN-10: 1403933693

ISBN-13: 9781403933690

Edition: 2005

Authors: Rachel Brooks, Rachel Brooks

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Rachel Brooks provides an insight into how young people go about making decisions about their educational options and the subtle, yet crucial, influence of friends and peers on these processes.
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List price: $135.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Limited
Publication date: 11/10/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 211
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.56" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Rachel Brooks is Professor of Sociology and Head of the Sociology Department at the University of Surrey in the UK and co-editor of Sociological Research Online. She has carried out a wide range of research projects on different aspects of education, with a particular focus on higher education and lifelong learning. Most recently, her research has focussed on: international student mobility; the funding of higher education; and a cross-national comparison of the experiences of university students with parental responsibilities. Rachel also has a strong interest in research methods. She co-authored Researching Young People's Lives (Sage, 2009), and co-edited Negotiating Ethical Dilemmas in…    

Purposes and Hierarchies: A Review of the Literature on Higher Education
The Practice of Friendship in Late Modernity
Differences and Difficulties
The Role of Friends and Peers
Managing and Maintaining Friendships
Information about Emily Davies College
The Higher Education Applications of the Young People Who Took Part in the Research
Friendship Groups Involved in the Research
Details of Fieldwork