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Students’ occupational aspirations: Can family relationships account for differences between immigrant and socioeconomic groups?

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Immigrant background and disadvantaged socioeconomic background are two key predictors of poorer school achievement in Europe. However, the former is associated with higher while the latter is associated with lower aspirations. This study asks whether family relationships account for this difference. Data come from 5,926 students in Germany and Sweden, eliciting indicators of family background and relationships at age 14–15 years (2011) and occupational aspirations 1 year later. High aspirati...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/cdev.13378

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College Only
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Child Development More from this journal
Volume:
92
Issue:
1
Pages:
157-173
Publication date:
2020-06-23
Acceptance date:
2019-11-25
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EISSN:
1467-8624
ISSN:
0009-3920
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1107822
Local pid:
pubs:1107822
Deposit date:
2020-06-01

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