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Social Class and Intergenerational Mobility

Henry Phelps Brown

in The Inequality of Pay

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198851202
eISBN:
9780191596780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198851200.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter is concerned with intergenerational mobility between occupations, a theme that is further developed in the next chapter. The different sections of this chapter are: The assignment of ... More


Rethinking Occupational Mobility in Developing Countries: Conceptual Issues and Empirical Findings

Anthony Heath and Yizhang Zhao

in Social Mobility in Developing Countries: Concepts, Methods, and Determinants

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192896858
eISBN:
9780191919138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896858.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses current methods for measuring and analysing occupational mobility, and the way in which methods designed for the analysis of industrial countries may need to be modified when ... More


Trade Protection and Electoral Malpractice in New Democratic Regimes

Bumba Mukherjee

in Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226358789
eISBN:
9780226358956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358956.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter starts by providing the foundation for the book’s central theoretical model that explores the link between democratization and trade reforms in developing countries. The chapter builds ... More


Changing patterns of ethnic disadvantage in employment

Mason David

in Explaining ethnic differences: Changing patterns of disadvantage in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344670
eISBN:
9781447302261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344670.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter describes the changing patterns of ethnic disadvantage in employment in Great Britain. It discusses the increasingly differentiated experiences of Britain's minority ethnic citizens and ... More


Tracing Occupational Mobility/Immobility among Informal Transport Workers

Matteo Rizzo

in Taken For A Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198794240
eISBN:
9780191835766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794240.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Chapter 6 unpicks the long-term dynamics of occupational mobility or immobility of daladala workers. By drawing on the list of the 121 transport workers who were members of the association in 2002, ... More


A Good Job Is Hard to Find

David J. Karjanen

in The Servant Class City: Urban Revitalization Versus the Working Poor in San Diego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816694624
eISBN:
9781452955377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694624.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The second chapter looks at the transformed labor market of the inner city, documenting the large expansion of low-wage, service class occupations, and the challenges inner city residents have ... More


Migration and Occupational Changes: Dreams and Realities of Better Livelihoods

Rita Afsar and Mahabub Hossain

in Dhaka's Changing Landscape: Prospects for Economic Development, Social Change, and Shared Prosperity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190121112
eISBN:
9780190991258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121112.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The major focus of this chapter is the occupational changes that occurred due to migration, especially on whether the poorer migrants have been able to realise their aspiration for better livelihoods ... More


Making a Living: Anishinaabe Women in Michigan’s Changing Economy

Alice Littlefield

in Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037153
eISBN:
9780252094262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037153.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter records Michigan Anishinaabe women's long history of occupational mobility and creative adaptation against the impositions of federal policies, from women's earliest involvement in the ... More


Through the Keyhole: International Migration in Egypt

Jackline Wahba

in The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198737254
eISBN:
9780191800733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737254.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines international migration in Egypt and provides an overview of the trends and patterns of international migration over the last few decades. It documents the changing profiles of ... More


Dhaka's Changing Landscape: Prospects for Economic Development, Social Change, and Shared Prosperity

Rita Afsar and Mahabub Hossain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190121112
eISBN:
9780190991258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121112.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Between 1991 and 2010, Dhaka’s population more than doubled to 15 million. Simultaneously, the city’s contribution to the national economy almost trebled. Clearly, population growth was accompanied ... More


Can Migration be a Conduit for Transformative Youth Employment?

Valerie Mueller and Hak Lim Lee

in Youth and Jobs in Rural Africa: Beyond Stylized Facts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198848059
eISBN:
9780191882630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848059.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Migration has traditionally been considered a necessary component of the transformation process. However, without a green revolution or government-sponsored industrialization, which sparked the ... More


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