Oliver Reisner argues that the potential foundation of national consensus and legitimization of the Georgian state becomes the subject of domestic political dispute which even extends into the classroom.
Reisner, O. (1998). What can and should we learn from Georgian history? Observations of someone who was trained in the Western tradition of science. Internationale Schulbuchforschung, 409-424.
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This study aims to investigate the role of ascription in life chances in Georgia by studying associations between individuals’ characteristics they have no control over and their educational and labour market outcomes. Author argues that one of the reasons why the inequalities in life chances have increased in recent decades is the growing gap between educational expansion and occupational upgrade and the resultant inflation of credentials.
Gugushvili, A. (2013). Social Origin, Education and Occupation in Georgia. Caucasus Social Science Review (CSSR), 1(1).
The paper draws upon the findings of a mixed-methods study on spatial disparities in higher education access in Georgia. Examination of quantitative data on approximately 118,000 applicants, a purposive sample of households and policy-makers reveals geographic inequalities in university choice-making and student destinations. It can be argued that rural students who apply and gain admission to less prestigious HEIs, may benefit from tertiary education to a lesser extent than urban students.
Chankseliani, M. (2013). Spatial Inequities in Higher Education Admissions in Georgia: Likelihood of Choosing and Gaining Access to Prestigious Higher Education Institutions. Caucasus Social Science Review (CSSR), 1(1).
Using data from the Generations and Gender Survey for the cohorts born from 1926 to 1985 in Georgia, and the linear probability models of higher educational and ISCO 1-2 occupational attainment, this study finds the large ascriptive inequalities of life chances, which especially intensified for those born in 1976-85.
Gugushvili, A. (2012). Ascriptive Inequality and Life Chances in Georgia. Center for Social Sciences, Applied Social Research Programme.