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Social Mobility in Europe

Richard Breen (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199258451
eISBN:
9780191601491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258457.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The study of social mobility is concerned with the relationship between the class position an individual occupies and the class into which he or she was born. This book analyses social mobility in 11 ... More


Changes in Intergenerational Class Mobility in Hungary, 1973–2000

Péter Róbert and Erzsébet Bukodi

in Social Mobility in Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199258451
eISBN:
9780191601491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Investigates temporal changes in Hungarian mobility patterns. Large-scale data sets of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, collected between 1973 and 2000 are used for this purpose. In addition ... More


Social Mobility in Europe between 1970 and 2000

Richard Breen and Ruud Luijkx

in Social Mobility in Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199258451
eISBN:
9780191601491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Presents the results of the comparative analyses of absolute mobility and social fluidity in 11 European countries covering the period 1970 to 2000. Findings are presented separately for men and for ... More


The Comparative Study of Social Mobility

Richard Breen

in Social Mobility in Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199258451
eISBN:
9780191601491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Outlines the objectives and layout of the volume; discusses the main theories that have guided empirical research on intergenerational social mobility and the findings of this research; and explains ... More


Introduction: Social Mobility and Education in the Twentieth Century

Richard Breen and Walter Müller

in Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610163
eISBN:
9781503611153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610163.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter sets out the main goal of the volume: to examine the role of education in shaping rates and patterns of intergenerational social mobility among men and women during the twentieth ... More


Social Mobility in the Twentieth Century in Europe and the United States

Richard Breen and Walter Müller

in Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610163
eISBN:
9781503611153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610163.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Summarizing the findings of the country chapters, this chapter addresses the question: How did intergenerational social mobility change over cohorts born in the first two-thirds of the twentieth ... More


Education and Social Fluidity in Contemporary Italy: An Analysis of Cohort Trends

Carlo Barone and Raffaele Guetto

in Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610163
eISBN:
9781503611153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610163.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In this chapter we assess whether changes in educational participation have fostered changes in social fluidity in Italy over the twentieth century. By means of log-linear unidiff models and of ... More


How Mobile Is India?: Social Mobility Patterns and Trends

Divya Vaid

in Uneven Odds: Social Mobility in Contemporary India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199480142
eISBN:
9780199097753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199480142.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Population and Demography

Social mobility includes absoulte mobility, that is, raw numbers of people who move up, down, or remain stable; and relative mobility, that is, mobility controlling for structural change. This ... More


Income Mobility

Gary S. Fields

in Employment and Development: How Work Can Lead From and Into Poverty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198815501
eISBN:
9780191853166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815501.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Income mobility means different things to different people. This chapter explains the six different mobility concepts used in the literature, reviews the various indices used in the mobility ... More


The new mobility regime

Geoff Payne

in The New Social Mobility: How the Politicians Got it Wrong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447310662
eISBN:
9781447310686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310662.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Data from the most recent survey are used to explore occupational class (NS-SeC) distributions, and intergenerational absolute and relative mobility flows between seven origins and seven ... More


Why Does Intergenerational Social Mobility Matter?

W. G. Runciman

in Very Different, But Much the Same: The Evolution of English Society Since 1714

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198712428
eISBN:
9780191780776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712428.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The movement of individuals between roles located higher or lower in social space, although not systematically studied by sociologists until the mid-twentieth century, was as much a topic of interest ... More


Inequality, Diversity, and Family

Michael Beenstock

in Heredity, Family, and Inequality: A Critique of Social Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016926
eISBN:
9780262301381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016926.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines a variety of theories that attempt to explain intergenerational and sibling correlations and have been developed in several disciplines, including economics, psychology, ... More


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