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Opportunities, Little Change: Class Mobility in Israeli Society, 1974–91

Meir Yaish

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:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Engages with the long lasting debate in sociology concerning the consequences of industrialization process for social mobility. It is argued that Israeli society provides one of the most adequate ... More


Social Mobility in West Germany: The Long Arms of History Discovered?

Walter Müller and Reinhard Pollak

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:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Provides a comprehensive analysis of the development of intergenerational mobility in West Germany pursuing both a period and a cohort perspective. Concerning the evolution of social fluidity in the ... 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


Equality at a Halt? Social Mobility in Sweden, 1976–99

Jan O. Jonsson

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:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Social structural change has meant that ‘higher’ social classes–primarily, the service classes–have increased in numbers during the last 25 years in Sweden, while the working class has decreased. ... More


The Italian Mobility Regime: 1985–97

Maurizio Pisati and Antonio Schizzerotto

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:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Analyses changes in the Italian social mobility regime over the period 1985 to 1997. First, it is shown that both men’s and women’s absolute rates of mobility have remained substantially stable ... More


Trends in Intergenerational Class Mobility in Britain in the Late Twentieth Century

John H. Goldthorpe

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:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Analyses trends in intergenerational class mobility in Britain between the early 1970s and the early 1990s on the basis of data from the General Household Survey. Over this period there was little ... More


Social Mobility in Norway 1973–95

Kristen Ringdal

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:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter, based on four surveys covering the period from 1973 to 1995, focuses on changes in the Norwegian class structure, and on trends in absolute as well as in relative social mobility. The ... More


Intergenerational Mobility in Poland: 1972–88–94

Bogdan W. Mach

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:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Detailed 1972–1988–1994 comparisons of intergenerational mobility in Poland reveal significant gender differences. Instances of upward movement increase over time among women, but remain stable among ... 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


Recent Trends in Intergenerational Occupational Class Reproduction in the Netherlands 1970–99

Harry B. G. Ganzeboom 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:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The Netherlands has moved from being a comparatively closed society in the 1950s towards a relatively open one around 2000. Analysing occupational class mobility for men and for women in the labour ... More


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

Gordon Marshall, Adam Swift, and Stephen Roberts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292401
eISBN:
9780191684913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292401.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What is the relation between social class and social justice? This is currently a matter of public as well as academic controversy. While nobody would deny that the distribution of rewards in ... More


Class, Race, and Social Mobility in Brazil *

Carlos Antonio and Costa Ribeiro

in Discrimination in an Unequal World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199732166
eISBN:
9780199866144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732166.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents empirical analyses of inequalities of opportunity for social mobility in Brazil. It conducts three types of analyses. First, it describes the intergenerational mobility between ... More


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


Income Dynamics and Social Mobility

John Hills

in Inequality and the State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276646
eISBN:
9780191601644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276641.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Presents evidence on income dynamics, using data from longitudinal surveys that track what has happened to the same people over time. Discusses what such information can tell us, and why it might be ... More


1951: The Interview and the Melodrama of Social Mobility

Mike Savage

in Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940: The Politics of Method

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587650
eISBN:
9780191740626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587650.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines how the interview could be claimed for an emerging sociology, as a means of generating distinctive kinds of ‘ordinary’ knowledge. It illustrates how interviews were removed from ... More


Social Mobility and the Cities of Italy

John R. Patterson

in Landscapes and Cities: Rural Settlement and Civic Transformation in Early Imperial Italy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198140887
eISBN:
9780191712166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198140887.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the resources of the cities, and the cities’ relationship with benefactors, in the context of the phenomenon of social mobility in the cities of Italy, both below and above the ... More


Opportunity Mobility and Adulthood Preparation

West Stevens Joyce

in Smart and Sassy: The Strengths of Inner-City Black Girls

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195121643
eISBN:
9780199865383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121643.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter begins by noting the difference between the ascribed and achieve statuses of adulthood. It then explores the inextricable connection of particular opportunity pathways, such as education ... More


Economic Explanations

Alberto Alesina and Edward Glaeser

in Fighting Poverty in the US and Europe: A World of Difference

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199267668
eISBN:
9780191602153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267669.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter looks at the “economic” explanations for the difference in the distributive policies of the United States and Europe. It argues that purely “economic” explanations fail to provide useful ... More


A Macro Setting for Micro Politics

Jan W. Van Deth

in The Impact of Values

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The main element of a macro setting for micro politics in advanced industrial societies is the effect of increasing economic development on increasing levels of government activity. The chapter ... More


Social Class

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/9780198292401.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter provides a detailed conception of social class. It explains the theoretical rationale for using the Goldthorpe class schema for studying patterns of social mobility and examines the ... More


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