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Carlos J. Gil-Hernández ;Reis. Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas 2015, (150)

Author: Ildefonso Marqués Perales

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Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas ISSN: 0210-5233 consejo.editorial@cis.es Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas España Marqués Perales, Ildefonso; Gil-Hernández, Carlos J. Origen social y sobreeducación en los universitarios españoles: ¿es meritocrático el acceso a la clase de servicio? Reis.
Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas, núm.
150, abril-junio, 2015, pp. 89-111 Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas Madrid, España Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=99743654005 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative doi:10.5477-cis-reis.150.89 Social Origins and Over-Education of Spanish University Graduates: Is Access to the Service Class Merit-Based? Origen social y sobreeducación en los universitarios españoles: ¿es meritocrático el acceso a la clase de servicio? Ildefonso Marqués Perales and Carlos J.
Gil-Hernández Key words Abstract Higher Education • Cultural Capital • Social capital • Labor market • Modernization • Social mobility • Social Origins • Over-Education This article analyses the impact of social background on the probability of over-education in a cohort of Spanish university graduates born in the 1970s and graduating in 1999-2000, based on the 2005 Reflex survey. The influence of three resources associated to social origins (cultural, social and economic capital) is evaluated in order to challenge one of the pillars of the modernization theory: the merit-based selection.
Our results reveal that, even when controlling for field of study, occupational experience and average grade, both cultural and social capital exert an effect on the risk of over-education in Spain, but economic capital does not.
Moreover, we conclude t...





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