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Social deprivation and widening participation: the continuing power of local cultures

By Wayne Bailey

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This paper considers social deprivation and widening participation in a South Yorkshire community. It examines why young adults living within a working class community choose not to enter higher education. It discusses the expectations, motivations and aspirations of these young adults, whilst focusing on the impact of local, cultural, social and economic factors

Topics: L1
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.hud.ac.uk:8120

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