TITLE

How Cantonal Education Systems in Switzerland Promote Gender-Typical School-to-Work Transitions

AUTHOR(S)
Imdorf, Christian; Sacchi, Stefan; Wohlgemuth, Karin; Cortesi, Sasha; Schoch, Aline
PUB. DATE
July 2014
SOURCE
Swiss Journal of Sociology;Jul2014, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p175
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores how the educational policies of Switzerland's cantons regarding secondary schools help promote gender bias in employment. The extensive use of vocational training at the secondary level of schooling at a time when children are dealing with issues of gender identity promotes employment gender inequalities when school graduates transition from school to work. Topics include gender relations in education, social classes and education, and opportunities for college education.
ACCESSION #
96935375

 

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