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Title: Young People and School GCSE Attainment: Exploring the 'Middle'
Authors: Connelly, Roxanne
Murray, Susan
Gayle, Vernon
Contact Email: susan.murray1@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: sociology of youth
educational attainment
GCSE
mising middle
British household panel survey
Issue Date: Feb-2013
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Citation: Connelly R, Murray S & Gayle V (2013) Young People and School GCSE Attainment: Exploring the 'Middle', Sociological Research Online, 18 (1).
Abstract: The term 'missing middle' has been used to describe the position of ordinary young people in youth research.  There have been recent appeals for youth researchers to concentrate upon the lives of ordinary young people and to better document their educational experiences through the secondary analysis of large-scale social surveys.  This paper presents a series of exploratory analyses that attempt to identify the school-level educational attainment and social characteristics of ordinary young people using contemporary survey data.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/12119
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.5153/sro.2880
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Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Institute for Social Marketing
Sociology/Social Pol&Criminology

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