The work-study interface: similarities and differences between ethnic minority and ethnic majority students

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Given the poorer academic outcomes of non-Western ethnic minority students compared to ethnic majority students, [the authors] investigated whether differences exist in work-study interface between ethnic groups. [The authors] tested a work-study interface model, in which the work-related factors work-study congruence, job control, job demands, work hours, job involvement and job support were antecedents to work-study facilitation (WSF) and work-study conflict (WSC). WSC and WSF, in turn, were expected to predict students' study effort and subsequently students' grades. This model fitted...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Employment; Outcomes; Demographics; Higher education; Research

Keywords: Part time employment; Ethnicity; Academic achievement; Questionnaire; Comparative analysis

Geographic subjects: Netherlands; Europe

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Science+Business Media, 2017

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Journal title: Higher education

Journal volume: 73

Journal number: 2

Journal date: February 2017

Pages: pp. 261-280

ISSN: 0018-1560, 1573-174X (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 127.894

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