First Generation College Students and College Attendance of Those of the Disadvantaged Background

Tuesday, 17 July 2018: 08:30-10:20
RC28 Social Stratification (host committee)

Language: English

The session invites papers that explore the location of first generation college students and people from disadvantaged background in the horizontal stratification within higher education systems. Possible topics include choice of higher education institution and field of study; dropout and graduation rates; gender, ethnic and economic variations among first-generation and disadvantaged students and their effect on patterns of participation in higher education.
Session Organizer:
Hanna AYALON, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Hanna AYALON, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Oded MCDOSSI, Tel Aviv Univeristy, Israel
Oral Presentations
Public or Private? Daytime or Nocturnal? Which Field of Study? How Did Blacks and First Generation Students Accessed Higher Education in Brazil between 2000 and 2010.
Flavio CARVALHAES, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Brazil; Carlos COSTA RIBEIRO, IESP-UERJ, Brazil; Filipe DE OLIVEIRA PEIXOTO, IESP-UERJ, Brazil
Immigrant Students’ Transition to Higher Education in Germany
Julian SEURING, University of Bamberg, Germany; Cornelia KRISTEN, University of Bamberg, Germany
Distributed Papers
Cohort Analysis of the Education Mobility in Russia
Yulia EPIKHINA, Institute of Sociology of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation
The Factors That Influence Completion and Non-Completion Among Disadvantaged College Students
Pamela ARONSON, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA; Matthew FLEMING, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA