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What is going on around you: peer milieus and educational aspirations

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Peers have long been found to be of relevance for educational aspirations and hence educational success. While sociological and social psychological theories often assume concrete social mechanisms that focus on ‘significant’ peers, past research predominantly had to rely on classroom-level aggregates. This study examines how educational aspirations among adolescents cluster in friendship networks within school classes. Through the utilization of social network measures from the CILS4EU data ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1093/esr/jcy048

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ORCID:
0000-0003-0296-907X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
European Sociological Review Journal website
Volume:
35
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-14
Publication date:
2018-12-17
Acceptance date:
2018-11-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2672
ISSN:
0266-7215
Pubs id:
pubs:960674
URN:
uri:0015900e-166a-4f65-bd3d-2abc92d062c8
UUID:
uuid:0015900e-166a-4f65-bd3d-2abc92d062c8
Local pid:
pubs:960674
Language:
English

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