The influence of parents, places and poverty on educational attitudes and aspirations

Report that aims to better understand the relationship between young people’s aspirations and how they are formed.

It examines the nature of aspirations; explores how parental circumstances and attitudes, school, and opportunity structures come together to shape aspirations in deprived urban areas; and argues that the approach to intervention should be reconsidered.

Author: 
Keith Kintrea
Author: 
Ralf St Clair
Author: 
Muir Houston
Publisher: 
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Published: 
2011
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