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Overview

A new approach to the analysis of cultural reproduction focusing on the impact of economic change. The book demonstrates the reinforcement of cultural stereotypes in recruitment caused by interaction between corporate restructuring and the education system.; This book is intended for academics, postgraduates and advanced undergraduates in sociology with an interest in the sociology of work and the sociology of education as well as researchers and students within human resource management and cultural studies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781857281033
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/30/1994
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Authors
Preface
Acknowledgements
1 Organizational change and managerial careers 1
2 Education, recruitment and changing patterns of cultural reproduction 15
3 Higher education and the regulation of talent 32
4 Social divisions of learning 55
5 Student orientations to work and careers 86
6 The adaptive paradigm and employer recruitment strategies 116
7 Graduates in employment: coming to terms with changing corporate realities 146
8 Mass higher education and the collapse of bureaucratic work? 164
References 181
Index 191
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