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Unequal Opportunities: Class, Caste and Social Mobility1

DIVYA VAID and ANTHONY HEATH

in Diversity and Change in Modern India: Economic, Social and Political Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264515
eISBN:
9780191734403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264515.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses intergenerational class mobility, which is the extent to which sons — and even daughters — follow in their father's footsteps. It asks how ‘open’ India is, and whether it is ... More


The Land of Opportunity?: Trends in Social Mobility and Education in the United States

Florian R. Hertel and Fabian T. Pfeffer

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/9781503610163.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter investigates intergenerational class mobility in the U.S. during the twentieth century. It describes absolute and relative mobility trends and explores the role of educational expansion ... More


Sweden, the Middle Way?: Trends and Patterns in Social Mobility and Educational Inequality

Richard Breen and Jan O. Jonsson

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/9781503610163.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Sweden was renowned for attempting a “middle way” between capitalism and socialism, with a market economy combined with ambitious policies for equalizing both opportunities and living conditions. Did ... More


The Role of Education in the Social Mobility of Dutch Cohorts, 1908–74

Richard Breen, Ruud Luijkx, and Eline Berkers

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/9781503610163.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The Netherlands is well known for a sustained and marked trend towards greater social fluidity during the twentieth century. This chapter investigates trends in mobility across birth cohorts of Dutch ... More


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