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Gender, Education and Employment

Gender, Education and Employment

An International Comparison of School-to-Work Transitions

eduLIFE Lifelong Learning series

Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Jan Skopek, Moris Triventi and Sandra Buchholz

For much of the twentieth century, women lagged considerably behind men in their educational attainment. However, in recent decades, young women have become an important source of human capital for labor markets in modern societies, as well as potential competitors to the male workforce. This book asks whether or not women have been able to convert their educational success into gains on the labor market

Chapter 8: Spain: Educational Pathways and Their Consequences for Gender Differences at Labor Market Entry

Daniela Vono de Vilhena and Pau Miret-Gamundi

Subjects: development studies, family and gender policy, education, education policy, social policy and sociology, comparative social policy, education policy, sociology and sociological theory

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This chapter analyzes the transition from school-to-work in Spain from 1999 to 2012. Due to data availabity, we focus on a limited number of the research questions posed in the introductory chapter.

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