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The financial burden of attending university in Georgia: Implications for rural students

Abstract:

By evaluating the impact of policies to financially support university students in Georgia, this article demonstrates the systematic spatial disparities that exist in a context of formally equal competition. The author uses a mixed-methods design, combining quantitative evidence on the entire population of Georgian university applicants in 2005-2009 with data obtained through in-depth interviews with rural families and with policy-makers, to understand the costs associated with attending univ...

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

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10.1007/s11125-013-9274-x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Prospects Journal website
Volume:
43
Issue:
3
Pages:
311-328
Publication date:
2013-07-06
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EISSN:
1573-9090
ISSN:
0033-1538
URN:
uuid:e262f65c-ce99-4c83-91c4-9d6b05b6ab7a
Source identifiers:
490795
Local pid:
pubs:490795

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