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Item Description Macpherson, Cluny en_US Bedford, Richard en_US Spoonley, Paul en_US 2009-11-26T00:43:14Z 2009-11-26T00:43:14Z 2000 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Macpherson, C., R. Bedford, and P. Spoonley. 2000. Fact of Fable? The Consequences of Migration for Educational Achievement and Labor Market Participation. The Contemporary Pacific 12 (1): 57-82. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1043-898X en_US
dc.description.abstract Throughout the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, people moved from the Pacific Islands to New Zealand in the expectation that their children would enjoy improved life chances, which they believed would follow from improved quality and availability of formal education in New Zealand. The greater educational opportunities would be translated into improved opportunities in the labor market in the form of higher incomes, higher levels of labor market participation, and upward occupational mobility. This paper explores the origins of these beliefs about education and uses statistical data to establish whether the migrants’ expectations were realized. en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawai'i Press en_US
dc.publisher Center for Pacific Islands Studies en_US
dc.subject education en_US
dc.subject employment en_US
dc.subject migrants en_US
dc.subject New Zealand en_US
dc.subject occupational mobility en_US
dc.subject Pacific Islanders en_US
dc.subject Samoans en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Oceania -- Periodicals. en_US
dc.title Fact of Fable? The Consequences of Migration for Educational Achievement and Labor Market Participation en_US
dc.type Article en_US
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