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Aspiracje zawodowe rodziców wobec synów i córek
Professional aspirations of parents towards sons and daughters

Author(s): Waldemar Kozłowski, Ewa Matczak
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Education, School education, Higher Education , Sociology of Education
Published by: Instytut Badań Edukacyjnych
Keywords: sociology of education; parents; occupational aspirations; students

Summary/Abstract: The article presents the career aspirations of parents of primary school students in relation to their children. In years 2011 and 2014 twice was examined the same sample (of approximately 5000 parents). Aspirations of parents are concen- trated mainly in professions requiring higher education and training, and they are very stable. There is a clear division in the professions of „female” and „male” types. Parental aspirations have not noted the impact of change manners, and situation in the labour market. The research results are discussed on the background of the results of similar studies conducted in recent years.

  • Issue Year: 138/2016
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 98-108
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Polish