Title:Are academically weak youths really not ready for vocational training? : a longitudinal analysis of vocational training trajectories of youths with low cognitive competencies in Switzerland Author(s):BUCHHOLZ, Sandra; IMDORF, Christian; HUPKA-BRUNNER, Sandra; BLOSSFELD, Hans PeterDate:2012Citation:
- Kolner Zeitschrift fur Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 2012, Vol. 64, No. 4, pp. 701-727
Type:ArticleAbstract:For several years, there is an increasing discussion in Germany that youths are less and less ready for vocational training. According to these reports that have been published by employers' representatives, there exists ...
Title:From parents to children : the impact of mothers' and fathers' educational attainments on those of their sons and daughters in West Germany Author(s):MINELLO, Alessandra; BLOSSFELD, Hans PeterDate:2017Citation:
- British journal of sociology of education, 2017, Vol. 38, No. 5, pp. 686-704
Type:ArticleAbstract:Empirical studies have repeatedly shown that in Germany educational success still strongly depends on the social origin of individuals. Using the National Educational Panel Study, we analyse the effects of fathers' and ...