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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


Access to Social Capital and Status Attainment in the United States: Racial/Ethnic and Gender Differences

Jennifer L. Moren Cross and Nan Lin

in Social Capital: An International Research Program

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234387
eISBN:
9780191740619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234387.003.0161
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the effects of access to social capital on status attainment outcomes by using a national sample of Americans. It explains how gender and/or racial/ethnic characteristics may ... More


Status Attainment among Emancipated Slaves

Martin Ruef

in Between Slavery and Capitalism: The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162775
eISBN:
9781400852642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162775.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyzes the legacy of slavery for status attainment among the first generation of blacks who were liberated from this institution. Its quantitative findings suggest that categorical ... More


Education systems and meritocracy: social origin, educational and status attainment

Andreas Hadjar and Rolf Becker

in Education Systems and Inequalities: International Comparisons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326106
eISBN:
9781447326212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326106.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

According to the meritocratic principle, the ideological legitimation of social inequalities, educational and status attainment should only depend on achievement and ability rather than on ascriptive ... More


Introduction: Approaching Social Mobility

Divya Vaid

in Uneven Odds: Social Mobility in Contemporary India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199480142
eISBN:
9780199097753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199480142.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Population and Demography

This chapter introduces the definitions, concepts, theoretical paradigms, and approaches to social mobility research. From the time that Pitrim Sorokin wrote the first treatise on social mobility in ... More


Generating Inequalities

Donald Tomaskovic-Devey and Dustin Avent-Holt

in Relational Inequalities: An Organizational Approach

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190624422
eISBN:
9780190624460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624422.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Social Theory

This book introduces relational inequality theory (RIT). RIT builds on a foundation of social relationships, organizations, and the intersectional complexity and fluidity that characterize social ... More


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