Robert R. Friedmann's research while affiliated with University of Haifa and other places

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This paper presents a conceptual framework for understanding the problems encountered by high school dropouts in their school-to-work transition. The underlying assumption is that dropouts are likely to face strains in their homes, jobs, and other community settings that are similar to those which led them to leave school. Exemplary school and work...
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One of the major reasons for the lack of systematic explanations for the dropout phenomenon is the very limited theoretical formulation in much of research generated, in particular, by educational researchers. It is important that a broad range of inter-related individual, institutional, and societal factors be considered in an effort to develop a...
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Because this literature review is oriented toward providing informa­tion upon which to base project planning and development, we sought to answer the following questions: 1. What are the special problems of school dropouts that differ­entiate them from their contemporaries? We are especially interested in the consequences of dropping out for the ad...

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... As stated above, organizational dimensions have both direct and indirect effects on student socialization, including their perceptions of and behaviors toward the institution. Weidman (1984) emphasized the importance of external influences, the author reported on the impact of parents and non-college reference groups on student socialization. Scholars have grappled with understanding the reasons and effects of lack of socialization of black students in PWIs. ...