Family structure and social mobility is dealt with in this study in the focus of this study there is the question what is the effect of family structure on children's educational outcomes? Social mobility expresses process of obtaining occupation as one of the key determinants of socio-economic status and family structure refers to family relations and socio-economic status of family. This study aims to examine the effect on social mobility of family structure. Family structure become effective in the process of social mobility. Although effect of family structure reduces increasing educational opportunities and changing business conditions etc. It is suggested that show orientation from socio-economic background to social networks in this study. Family structure are discussed focusing on the role of parents in obtaining status and socio-economic background. When evaluating the effect of family structure on social mobility, family structure, -in particular on the basis of educational results- tendency of the family structure from socio-economic background to social networks is identified. As a result, although the arguments presented in the obtaining the status of children in the process of social mobility, increasing educational opportunities, meritocracy and changing business conditions, family structure become effective and families continue to use opportunities of social network. In the first chapter socio-economic background of the family in the process of social mobility are examined. In the second chapter, against the parent's role increasing educational opportunities and changing business conditions is focused. At the conclusion of the socio-economic background is evaluated as a change from quantity to quality tendency from socio-economic background to social networks.
Family Structure, Social Mobility, Socio-Economic Background, Social Network.