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KRIGER, Miriam  and  DUKUEN, Juan. In the name of the father? Family dimension and political dispositions in young students of an upper class school in the City of Buenos Aires. Ultima décad. [online]. 2017, vol.25, n.46, pp.258-293. ISSN 0718-2236.

This paper contributes to understand the bond of young people with politics in the Argentine context, focuses specifically on the incidence of the family dimension in the formation of political dispositions in education of upper classes. It analyzes the presence of politics in family narratives emerged in interviews with students of an upper class high school. Finally, considering the role of the school in the transmission of inheritance and in the reproduction of the lineage and social position, this article proposes several categories inspired by Bourdieu on the ways of inheritance, offset or counteract the political dimension of family legacy within the framework of the formation of political dispositions.

Keywords : Politics; Family; Schooling..

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