Which background factors matter more in intergenerational educational attainment: Social class, cultural capital or cognitive ability? A random effects approach

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The sociological research literature on intergenerational educational attainment has highlighted three types of theoretical frameworks in explaining to what extent social origins influences people’s educational choices and possibilities. The three explanatory frameworks are 1) the socio-economic situation in the upbringing, 2) the “cultural capital” of the… (More)

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