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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


Widening Gap of Educational Opportunity? A Study of the Changing Patterns of Educational Attainment in China

Min‐Dong Paul Lee

in Inequality and Growth in Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535194
eISBN:
9780191715730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535194.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter conveys a dynamic account of educational inequality in China during the last decade. It finds that younger students all over China are benefiting from the recent expansion of education. ... More


Intergenerational Social Mobility in Twentieth-Century Spain: Social Fluidity without Educational Equalization?

Carlos J. Gil-Hernández, Fabrizio Bernardi, and Ruud Luijkx

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/9781503610163.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter studies long-term trends in intergenerational class mobility in Spain across the twentieth century drawing from a large pooled dataset (n = 81,475). From the 1960s, Spain underwent a ... More


The Swiss El Dorado?: Education and Social Mobility in Twentieth-Century Switzerland

Julie Falcon

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/9781503610163.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Until fairly recently little was known about trends in intergenerational social mobility in Switzerland and the mediating role of education in this process. With lasting high standards of living, big ... More


Are the work values of the younger generations changing?

Gábor Hajdu and Endre Sik

in Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.003.0021
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter analyzes whether work values differ between birth cohorts, age groups, and time periods. Using large cross-national surveys from more than 30 countries, it is shown that the centrality ... More


Comparative Analysis of Social Transformation, Education Systems, and School-to-Work Transitions in Central and Eastern Europe

Irena Kogan, Clemens Noelke, and Michael Gebel

in Making the Transition: Education and Labor Market Entry in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775908
eISBN:
9780804778954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775908.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter reviews key results and conclusions from the other chapters in this book, focusing in particular on the consequences of educational expansion for young people and the effectiveness of ... More


Legends and Aspirations of the Oil Elite

Tom Cliff

in Oil and Water: Being Han in Xinjiang

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226359939
eISBN:
9780226360270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360270.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Chapter 4 examines how the political economy of national memory affects the legends propagated and aspirations pursued by the Tarim Oilfield Company, and the way that people within the institution ... More


The Individual and the Era-Defining Institutions of State

Tom Cliff

in Oil and Water: Being Han in Xinjiang

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226359939
eISBN:
9780226360270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360270.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, or bingtuan, and the Tarim Oilfield Company are the “era-defining institutions” of state in Korla and in Xinjiang for the period 1949-2012. By defining ... More


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