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Socioeconomically disadvantaged adolescents and educational delay in two provinces in South Africa: impacts of personal, family and school characteristics

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No quantitative studies to date have specifically focused on the risk and protective factors for the educational resilience of socioeconomically disadvantaged adolescents who are not of compulsory school age in South Africa. This study compares the educational delay of 599 black adolescents aged 16 to 18 from socioeconomically disadvantaged communities in Western Cape and Mpumalanga to nationally and provincially representative estimates in South Africa. The paper also explores predictors for...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.25159/1947-9417/2308

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0418-835X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Social Policy and Intervention
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
University of Johannesburg and Unisa Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Education as Change Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2018-05-28
Acceptance date:
2018-04-30
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EISSN:
1947-9417
ISSN:
1682-3206
Source identifiers:
857709
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pubs:857709
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uuid:fe9264cb-4d03-4239-80e9-a09c60d4cbfa
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pubs:857709
Deposit date:
2019-02-18

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