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dc.contributor.authorSim, Aviel Wei Wen.-
dc.date.accessioned2010-04-01T03:29:35Z-
dc.date.available2010-04-01T03:29:35Z-
dc.date.copyright2010en_US
dc.date.issued2010-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/22661-
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this study is to account for why parents wish to home school their children despite having such an internationally recognised education system in Singapore, and to provide a better understanding of the realities of doing so. Interviews were conducted with ten parents, who had been obtained through personal contacts and snowball sampling. Findings show that the respondents are more likely to home school their children for pedagogical motivations rather than ideological motivations, the cultural and social capital that these parents possess are determining factors for home schooling, and gender regime affects how home schools are run.en_US
dc.format.extent38 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University-
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Sociology::Communities, classes and racesen_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Sociology::Social behavioren_US
dc.titleHome schooling in Singapore : motivations, capital and gender.en_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Genaro Castro-Vazquezen_US
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