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Class Mobility

Gordon Marshall, Adam Swift, and Stephen Roberts

in Against the Odds?: Social Class and Social Justice in Industrial Societies

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292401
eISBN:
9780191684913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292401.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the social mobility patterns found in eleven contemporary industrialized societies including Great Britain using the Goldthorpe class schema. It finds that substantial absolute ... More


Political Performance and Institutional Trust

Arthur Miller and Ola Listhaug

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Previous chapters have demonstrated that low and declining citizen respect for government institutions and political leaders is characteristic of contemporary industrialized societies. Evidence since ... More


Anthropometric Measures of Nutritional Status in Industrialized Societies: Europe and North America since 1750

R. Floud (ed.)

in Nutrition and Poverty

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283966
eISBN:
9780191684470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283966.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the history and effectiveness of anthropometric measures of nutritional status in industrialized societies in Europe and North America since 1750. It considers the meaning of ... More


Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309379
eISBN:
9780199786688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309379.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The lives of people from age eighteen to twenty-nine change dramatically but recently this has change has become more profound and a new stage of life has developed. Known as “emerging adulthood”, ... More


Reinventing social security worldwide: Back to essentials

Vladimir Rys

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426413
eISBN:
9781447303176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426413.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Prior to the onset of the recent financial crisis, global trends of social security in industrialised societies were indicating a progressive disengagement of the State in favour of tax-financed ... More


Childbirth and the ‘Position’ of Women

Ann Oakley

in From Here to Maternity: Becoming a Mother

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349341
eISBN:
9781447349365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349341.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter considers how the meaning of childbirth is interlocked with a society's attitudes towards women, arguing that it is important to appreciate the history of motherhood as it appears to us ... More


Birth Models That Work

Robbie Davis-Floyd, Lesley Barclay, and Jan Tritten (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248632
eISBN:
9780520943339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248632.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book takes us around the world in search of birth models that work in order to improve the standard of care for mothers and families everywhere. The contributors describe examples of maternity ... More


The position of women

Ann Oakley

in Welfare and wellbeing: Richard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342997
eISBN:
9781447304203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter observes that Titmuss stepped outside this limited frame of reference to consider some of the implications for the role of women of social and economic change in industrialised ... More


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