Education and Career Choice: A New Model of Decision Making (Paperback)
This research project offers a new perspective on post-sixteen transitions. Combing secondary data with narrative accounts it describes how young people in the UK make choices at the end of their compulsory schooling and provides a dynamic model of decision-making and a thorough critique of current research in the area, beyond fashionable concepts.
PATRICK WHITE is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology, University of Leicester, UK. He has conducted research on educational and career choice, educational markets and segregation, research capacity building, and the teaching labour market. He is particularly interested in social research methods.