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Making the Transition: Education and Labor Market Entry in Central and Eastern Europe

Irena Kogan, Clemens Noelke, and Michael Gebel


After the breakdown of socialism in Central and Eastern Europe, the role of education systems in preparing students for the “real world” changed. Though young people were freed from coercive state institutions, the shift to capitalism made the transition from school to work much more precarious and increased inequality in early career outcomes. This volume provides the first large-scale analysis of the impact social transformation has had on young people in their transition from school to work in Central and Eastern European countries. Written by local experts, the book examines the process fo ... More

Keywords: socialism, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, education, social transformation, school, work, post-socialist transformation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780804775908
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804775908.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Irena Kogan, editor

Clemens Noelke, editor

Michael Gebel, editor

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