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Christie, Hazel – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2009
This paper offers an interpretation of the role of emotions in understanding the transitions that young people make to university. I draw on qualitative research with a group of non-traditional students, entering elite universities, to argue that youth transitions are emotional as well instrumental affairs. I argue that choice-making processes…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Student Attitudes, Psychological Patterns, Developmental Studies Programs