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Student disengagement as a reaction to opportunity structure: A contextual approach.

First, we investigate the relative impact of components of the opportunity structure in the school, neighborhood, and educational system on disengagement. Secondly, we whether students' perceived control over educational matters acts as a mediator. For the purposes of this research project, we use data from the international Cities project which is gathered in 12 major cities around the world.

Date:1 Oct 2013  →  30 Sep 2017
Keywords:engagement, Contextual study, Perceived control
Disciplines:Sociology of life course, family and health, Applied sociology, Criminology, Social stratification, Social psychology, Policy and administration, Social theory and sociological methods, Other sociology and anthropology