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The role of formal education in the subjective well-being of young teenagers in rural and urban Peru

Abstract:

The main objective of this chapter is to examine the role that formal education plays in perceptions of their own well-being among a group of young Peruvians who live in a precarious economic situation and how this relates to their expectations. Young teenagers were interviewed around the time they were starting secondary school (2007) and, later on, around the time they were leaving, when some were moving into post-secondary education and others were entering full-time productive activit...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1057/9781137404039_8

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, Social Sciences, Department of International Development
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, Social Sciences, Department of International Development
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan Publisher's website
Pages:
161-180
Host title:
Growing Up in Poverty: Findings from Young Lives
Publication date:
2014-08-05
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EISBN:
9781137404039
Pubs id:
pubs:641667
URN:
uri:f8b2a0ce-3a07-4771-9008-2bc3eeb78f8c
UUID:
uuid:f8b2a0ce-3a07-4771-9008-2bc3eeb78f8c
Local pid:
pubs:641667
ISBN:
9781349487165

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