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Construction of student identity of college students whose parents do not have university degree
Škanderová, Taťána ; Machovcová, Kateřina (advisor) ; Bittnerová, Dana (referee)
This bachelor thesis investigates how student identity of college students whose parents do not have university degree is constructed. Aim is to find out how they reflect their past and current experiences in order to understand the meanings they attribute to subjectively important decisions and breakthroughs in the context of university studies, and to capture processes that play a crucial role in constructing their identity focusing the influence of family support and interest. In the theoretical part, I introduced the concept of social class in psychology and the basic theories of social reproduction and mobility within education. Furthermore, the specifics of the Czech education system are characterized, with a particular focus on tertiary education, values gained by family and school, and first-generation university students. Last but not least, I deal with identity, its definition from the point of view of mainstream and social constructivist psychology and its formation in the period of emerging adulthood and during the transition to university. In the empirical part, semi-structured interviews were utilized to collect data. The obtained data is processed qualitatively within interpretative framework using thematic analysis. The studied sample consists of six first-generation university...

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