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Rural Disadvantage in Georgian Higher Education Admissions: A Mixed-Methods Study

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The study investigates the chances of gaining admission to Georgian higher education in relation to residential origin. The analysis of broad trends is combined with details from an in-depth individual-level inquiry. Quantitative data on the entire population of 150,000 applicants over the period 2005-9, together with interview data from a purposive sample of families and policy makers, are examined. Findings indicate that urban applicants consistently score higher on university entrance exam...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1086/670739

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Role:
Author
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Comparative Education Review Journal website
Volume:
57
Issue:
3
Pages:
424-456
Publication date:
2013-05-01
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EISSN:
1545-701X
ISSN:
0010-4086
Source identifiers:
490794
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pubs:490794
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uuid:cb204cd1-2ab5-42dc-8668-5c3875efa114
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pubs:490794
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2014-12-20

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