ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Youth Identities and College Experience

Highlighting the complexities of higher education participation in a stratifi ed society, this article tries to understand the role that college contexts play in infl uencing the identities of socio-economically disadvantaged students. Drawing on data from fi ve lengthy interviews, the purpose is to explore the identity concerns of students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds in their experience of getting to and attending the University of Delhi, which has historically been home to middle and upper classes.

Outsiders on the Inside

Ensuring equality of educational opportunities and social justice requires greater attention to conditions and quality concerns within colleges. The present study conducted in Delhi aims to explore the ways in which educational and social concerns are interrelated as influences from one’s family, parental education, and access to resources are likely to influence students’ experiences when they enter higher education institutions.

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