Power, Sally and Whitty, Geoff and Edwards, Tony
Success sustained?: a follow-up study of the 'Destined for success?' cohort.
Research Papers in Education, 21.
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||Details: Power, S., Whitty, G. and Edwards, T. (2006) Research Papers in Education 21 (3) 235-253 Theme: 5 Key words: Educational pathways; higher education; longitudinal research; middle class; transitions. Field of enquiry: Sociology of education. Theoretical perspectives, analytical and/or empirical methods used: Paper outlines the main findings from the latest stage of a longitudinal research programme running since 1982. It provides a snapshot of the career progress of a group of young people who were deemed to be ‘destined for success’ as secondary school pupils. Original contributions to theory/methodology/policy/practice: Reveals the advantage of an elite education in terms of education and career trajectories, but also the sometimes complex and fluid nature of middle class transitions and destinations. Refereeing procedures to which the output has been subject: Peer reviewed in accordance with journal’s procedures. Proportional contribution of the author where output is jointly authored: One-third.
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