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Employers, young people and gender segregation (England)

Fuller, Alison and Beck, Vanessa and Unwin, Lorna (2005) Employers, young people and gender segregation (England). [Report]

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Item Type: Report
Additional Information: 1. Study commissioned by the Equal Opportunities Commission as part of their national General Formal Investgiation (GFI) into gender segregation in the labour market. 2. Findings present young people's attitudes to gendered nature of jobs, career aspirations, work-based pathways inclouding apprenticeships, and knowledge of local labour markets. 3. Evidence base: questionnaire survey of 1,281 pupils aged 14 and 15 in schools in four areas of England; interviews with 73 young people organised in 10 focus groups; survey of 162 employers; and interviews with 25 key informants. 4. Contributes to literature on young people's attitudes to gendered nature of jobs, career decision making and post-school opportunities; also to literature on careers education and guidance. 5. Unwin's contribution 33% as co-author and PI for study.
Controlled Keywords: Sociology
Divisions: IOE Departments > Departments > Education and International Development
IOE Departments > Departments > Lifelong and Comparative Education
Depositing User: IOE Repository Editor (1)
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2010 18:00
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2013 11:07
URI: http://eprints.ioe.ac.uk/id/eprint/2338
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