Образовательные притязания родителей как механизм воспроизводства социальных неравенств
The article deals with the educational expectations of parents, as well as parent' s subjective perception of educational opportunities for their children. The paper reconstructs the meanings that the parents of St. Petersburg ascribe to the education and development of their children of preschool and primary school age. Parent's educational expectations are understood as parent's concepts of the desired level and quality of education for their children, the future social and professional status of children. The article is based on the materials of empirical research and represents the results of the analysis of educational expectations at the micro level. The author uses the methodological orientations of the two approaches of sociology of education in explaining the logic of action of parents 'economic' and 'cultural'. The article presents the strategies of parents in the organization of care and education of their children at the stages of pre-school and primary school, reconstructed the logic of educational choice of representatives of middle and working classes.