The Social and Historical Context of the British Birth Cohort Studies
Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology
Since the end of the Second World War, society has been characterised by rapid and extensive political, economic, scientific, and technological change. Opportunities for education, employment, human relations, and good health, have all been greatly affected by those changes, as have all aspects of...
Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge
Findings from Longitudinal Research
Series: Routledge Research in Education
Understanding the origins of poor literacy and numeracy skills in adulthood and how to improve them is of major importance when society places a high premium on proficiency in these basic skills. This edited collection brings together the results of recent longitudinal studies that greatly extend...
Published August 14th 2011 by Routledge
The Impact of Education on Health, Family Life and Social Capital
How do education and learning really impact on people's lives?The Benefits of Learning is a detailed, systematic and vivid account of the impact of formal and informal education on people's lives. Based on extended interviews with adults of all ages, it shows how learning affects their health,...
Published February 25th 2004 by Routledge