Secondary schooling: pending subjects and expressions regarding of gender inequality

The text introduces an analysis of the main activities of male and female youths in connection with labor involvement and extracurricular duties, by proposing a series of issues guided by the question: to what extent do such activities affect continuity in secondary education. As a key assumption, we point to the prevailing expressions of inequality where gender condition carries far-reaching implications. This fact leads us to find out how much is new and how much is continuity in trends towards inequality of opportunity and access to welfare among new generations.

Youth; Secondary Education; Educational Development; Inequality; Gender

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