Межпоколенная образовательная мобильность молодых общественно-политических деятелей в современном российском обществе
The level of education is an important indicator of social status. Thus, changes in the educational level - is one of the main indicators of social mobility. Comparing the educational levels of the "fathers" and "children" can draw conclusions about intergenerational social mobility. Among the many channels of social mobility, today is especially popular a policy, which attracts more and more young people. This raises the question of whether the policy provides a higher level of social mobility for young people and what factors contribute to this? Thus, the article analyzes the trends and factors of intergenerational social (educational) mobility of young political figures in contemporary Russian society. As an empirical basis using the results of the online-survey participants of Russian Youth Forum "Seliger-2013» (N = 447), conducted in September and August 2013 revealed that a significant impact on the level of social mobility of young workers have conditions of socialization and human capital of mothers respondents. It is also shown that the educational mobility among young political figures higher than average among Russians of the same age.