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Reference: Hudson, Caroline., (1999). Young people's experience of family and schooling. DPhil. University of Oxford.Citable link to this page:


Young people's experience of family and schooling Subtitle: How important is family structure?

Abstract: The thesis examines the extent to which 32 young people perceived that their familystructure (intact nuclear, reordered nuclear, single-parent) influenced their experience offamily and schooling. Through attempting to listen to the young people's voices onfamily, schooling and home-school issues, the thesis questions whether commonly usedcategories of family structure inform understanding of these young people's experienceof family and schooling.The thesis is an ethnography, with a broadly symbolic interactionist framework, of onemixed ability tutor group in a large urban comprehensive school in central England.Fieldwork was conducted over two years, from September, 1996 to July, 1998. The mainperiod of data collection was from November, 1996 to July, 1997, when the young peoplewere in Year Nine. The main methods of data construction were interviews and informalconversations with the young people and observation of their experience of schooling.The literature review examines the large body of British quantitative research onoutcomes (health, emotional and behavioural, and educational) according to familystructure, and the much smaller corpus of British qualitative research focusing on theprocesses of family structure. It is highlighted that few British qualitative studies aim toaccess the voice of the child, focusing instead on adults' experience of family reorderingor adults perceptions of children's experience of reordering.The thesis examines the diversity in experience of family reordering of young people inreordered nuclear and single-parent families, the similarities in experience of reorderingacross these two categories of family structure, and the experience of family reorderingof young people in intact nuclear families. The thesis assesses the extent to which familystructure was important in the young people's

Autor: Hudson, Caroline. - institutionUniversity of Oxford facultyDept. of Educational Studies - - - - Bibliographic Details Issue Date:



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