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You need a qualification for everything these days. The impact of work, welfare and disaffection upon the aspirations of access to higher education students.

Publication type
Warmington,P;. (2003) You need a qualification for everything these days. The impact of work, welfare and disaffection upon the aspirations of access to higher education students. . British Journal of Sociology of Education, 24 (1). pp. 95-108.

Abstract

This article examines the perceptions held by mature students on an Access to Higher Education programme at an inner-city college as to the social, cultural and economic significance of the qualifications they hoped to gain.
Publication type:
Article
Theme(s) and sub-theme(s):
Generic Themes > Age
Access and widening participation > Barriers to participation
Authors:
Warmington,P;
Publication title:
British Journal of Sociology of Education
Official URL:
Reference number:
AWP141
Summary deposited on:
30 May 2007
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