Mass Participation to Higher Education and Social Justice

Monday, July 14, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:20 PM
Room: F201
RC04 Sociology of Education (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Marios VRYONIDES, European University of Cyprus, Cyprus and Iasonas LAMPRIANOU, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Widening Access to Higher Education – Social Inequality and Routes to Universities (Oral Presentation)
Tobias BRÄNDLE, University of Hamburg, Germany; Holger LENGFELD, University of Hamburg, Germany

An Assessment of Intervention Programmes Aimed at Addressing the High Failure RATE of Students at Universities in South Africa (SA) (Oral Presentation)
Shaheeda ESSACK, Nat Dept Higher Education & Training, South Africa

Stratification and Differentiation of Tertiary-Level Vocational Education in Switzerland: How Does It Affect Social Inequality? (Oral Presentation)
Ines TREDE, SFIVET, Switzerland; Irene KRIESI, Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training SFIVET, Switzerland

Massification Meets the Knowledge Economy: Are They Compatible? (Oral Presentation)
Katie HUGHES, Victoria University, Australia

European and Latin American Higher Education Between Mirrors (Oral Presentation)
Antonio TEODORO, Universidade Nove de Julho, Brazil; Manuela GUILHERME, Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias (ULHT), Portugal

Financing Higher Studies - the Relation Between Economic Resources and Choices in Swedish Higher Education (Oral Presentation)
Martin GUSTAVSSON, Stockholm University SCORE, Sweden; Andreas MELLDAHL, Uppsala University, Sweden

The Expansion of Higher Education in Brazil: Academic Bias and Social Inefficiencies (Oral Presentation)
Maria Ligia BARBOSA, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Orientations and Strategies of Less Privileged Students (Oral Presentation)
Alexandra KÖNIG, University of Wuppertal, Germany