Nov 112013
Schedule and Location: Tuesday, May 27 9:00am-10:30am Vallee-299

Primary Session Category: Education
Session Code: Edu1
Session Format: Regular (Presentations and Discussion)

Session Description: This session examines the role that families play in schooling outcomes. Topics include by are not limited to: parenting culture, the organization of family and non-school time (e.g., summer vacations) and competitive parenting strategies. Papers that draw from qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods approaches are welcome.

Session Organizer: Janice Aurini, University of Waterloo, Sociology and Legal Studies,

Chair: Janice Aurini


1.     Janice Aurini, Emily Milne, Cathlene Hillier 

Differentiating Levels of Parent Engagement: Symbolic and Learning Partnerships

2.     Scott Davies, Jessica Rizk  

The Theory that Keeps on Going: Renewing and Integrating Theories of Cultural Capital

3.     Jean-François Nault  

Parents’ Choice: Education, Identity and Religion in French Ontario – The case of Orleans

4.     Rania Tfaily  

Parental Education, Gender and Children’s Education

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