Re‐evaluating the role of social capital in the career decision‐making behaviour of working‐class students

@inproceedings{Greenbank2009ReevaluatingTR,
  title={Re‐evaluating the role of social capital in the career decision‐making behaviour of working‐class students},
  author={Paul Greenbank},
  year={2009}
}
The evidence suggests that working‐class students are disadvantaged in the graduate labour market. This article focuses on the extent to which students from working‐class backgrounds are disadvantaged in the career decision‐making process because of their lack of social capital. The study is based on in‐depth interviews with 30 final‐year undergraduates from a range of different undergraduate programmes. It found that a lack of social capital (especially when students do not utilise the… CONTINUE READING

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