From School to Work: A Comparative Study of Educational Qualifications and Occupational Destinations

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FROM SCHOOL TO WORK

A Comparative Study of Educational Qualifications and Occupational Destinations

Edited by YOSSI SHAVIT and WALTER MÜLLER

with the editorial assistance of CLARE TAME

CLARENDON PRESS OXFORD 1998

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS viii
  • Contents ix
  • List of Figures xi
  • List of Tables xiii
  • NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS xx
  • 1: The Institutional Embeddedness of the Stratification Process - A Comparative Study of Qualifications and Occupations in Thirteen Countries 1
  • Introduction 1
  • Conclusion 36
  • Notes 44
  • 2: The Transition from School to Work in Australia 49
  • Introduction 49
  • Conclusion 69
  • Notes 70
  • 3: Education and Occupation in Britain 71
  • Introduction 71
  • Conclusion 96
  • Notes 100
  • 4: From Education to First Job: The French Case 103
  • 4: From Education to First Job 103
  • DATA APPENDIX 135
  • DATA APPENDIX 139
  • 5: Education and Labour-Market Entry in Germany 143
  • Introduction 143
  • Conclusion 182
  • Notes 186
  • 6: Investment in Education - Educational Qualifications and Class of Entry in the Republic of Ireland 189
  • Introduction 189
  • Conclusion 215
  • Notes 219
  • 7: Gender and Ethnic Differences in the Transition from School to Work in Israel 221
  • Introduction 221
  • Conclusion 247
  • Notes 250
  • 8: Occupational Returns to Education in Contemporary Italy 253
  • Introduction 253
  • Conclusion 279
  • Notes 284
  • 9: Educational Credentials and Labour-Market Entry Outcomes in Japan 287
  • Introduction 287
  • Conclusion 304
  • Notes 308
  • 10: From High School and College to Work in Japan - Meritocracy through Institutional and Semi-Institutional Linkages 311
  • Introduction 311
  • Conclusion 332
  • Notes 334
  • 11: Education and Early Occupation in the Netherlands around 1990 - Categorical and Continuous Scales and the Details of a Relationship 337
  • INTRODUCTION: SCALES AND DETAILS 337
  • Conclusion 364
  • Notes 366
  • 12: Qualifications and the Allocation Process of Young Men and Women in the Swedish Labour Market 369
  • Introduction 369
  • Conclusion 400
  • Notes 404
  • 13: The Transition from School to Work in Switzerland - Do Characteristics of the Educational System and Class Barriers Matter? 407
  • Introduction 407
  • Conclusion 432
  • Notes 440
  • 14: The Transition from School to Work in Taiwan 443
  • Introduction 443
  • Conclusion 466
  • Notes 469
  • 15: The Early Returns - The Transition from School to Work in the United States 471
  • Introduction 471
  • Conclusion 504
  • Notes 509
  • References 511
  • NAME INDEX 533
  • SUBJECT INDEX 538
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