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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


Mothers on the Fast Track: How a New Generation Can Balance Family and Careers

Mary Ann Mason and Eve Mason Ekman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195182675
eISBN:
9780199944019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182675.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In the past few decades the number of women entering graduate and professional schools has been going up and up, while the number of women reaching the top rung of the corporate and academic worlds ... More


Upward Mobility in the United States and Hong Kong

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

It is reasonable to surmise that the dramatic improvement in upward mobility for lower-income families between 1986 and 1996 was a temporary phenomenon – a con-sequence of less competition for school ... More


The Power of the Past: Understanding Cross-Class Marriages

Jessi Streib

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199364428
eISBN:
9780190232450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364428.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Marriage and the Family

This book advances the notion that intimate life—marriage and ideas of how to best live—is closely linked to the class in which individuals were raised. Arguing against the notion that class is a ... More


The Foundations of Gentry Life: The Multons of Frampton and their World 1270-1370

Peter Coss

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560004
eISBN:
9780191723094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560004.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book examines the formative years of the English gentry. In doing so, it explains their lasting characteristics during a long history as a social elite, including adaptability to change and ... More


Places Beyond

Christine J. Walley

in Exit Zero: Family and Class in Postindustrial Chicago

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226871790
eISBN:
9780226871813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871813.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the author's own experiences with upward mobility traveling between Southeast Chicago and an elite East Coast boarding school. Conservatives often respond to critiques of class ... More


Factors Critical for Improving Intergenerational Mobility

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Failure to appreciate theimportant fact that poverty propagated itself in the absence of a parent or a social program that had time to help young childrenhas allowed child poverty to fester, ... More


Ambivalent Embrace: Jewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America

Rachel Kranson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635439
eISBN:
9781469635446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635439.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This new cultural history of Jewish life and identity in the United States after World War II focuses on the process of upward mobility. Rachel Kranson challenges the common notion that most American ... More


Belle of the Brawl: The Boxer between Sensationalism and Sport

Erik N. Jensen

in Body by Weimar: Athletes, Gender, and German Modernity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395648
eISBN:
9780199866564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395648.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

Boxing rings, whether in sports arenas or burlesque theaters, afforded men and women stages on which to create larger‐than‐life personas and to test the limits of socially acceptable ... More


Introduction

Megan Moodie

in We Were Adivasis: Aspiration in an Indian Scheduled Tribe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226252995
eISBN:
9780226253183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226253183.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The Introduction lays out the central themes of the book. It argues that the Dhanka, like other tribal communities in India, must undertake a great deal of imaginative work to occupy the tribal role ... More


Disorder on the Court: Soft Men, Hard Women, and Steamy Tennis

Erik N. Jensen

in Body by Weimar: Athletes, Gender, and German Modernity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395648
eISBN:
9780199866564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395648.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

Tennis players in the 1920s expressed an unabashed sexuality and visible pursuit of fine living that appeared liberating to many Germans after the years of wartime and postwar austerity. Male players ... More


What Now Supports Jewish Liberalism?: Upward Mobility and Jewish Political Identity

Rachel Kranson

in Ambivalent Embrace: Jewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635439
eISBN:
9781469635446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635439.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In the years after World War II, many liberal and left-leaning Jewish leaders expressed concern that American Jews would adopt conservative political values as the result of their economic rise. ... More


Hope, Affect, Mobility

Alvaro Jarrín

in Biopolitics of Beauty: Cosmetic Citizenship and Affective Capital in Brazil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293878
eISBN:
9780520967212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293878.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the narratives of upward mobility through beauty that are interwoven throughout diverse forms of Brazilian media—from journalistic accounts of recently discovered models to the ... More


Critical Thinking: Reading Urban Fiction with Students

Amy Brown

in A Good Investment?: Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691128
eISBN:
9781452952383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691128.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter details the author attempted an activist intervention during the summer following her first year of teacher-research at College Preparatory Academy. It explores the author’s ideas for ... More


“It’s Not Because of the English”: Literacy Lives of the Young

Kate Vieira

in American by Paper: How Documents Matter in Immigrant Literacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816697519
eISBN:
9781452954226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697519.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The young adults in Chapter Four experienced blocked upward mobility, but not because of lack of English literacy, as is usually thought. Instead, their problem was papers. This chapter describes how ... More


Surrogate Suburbs: Black Upward Mobility and Neighborhood Change in Cleveland, 1900-1980

Todd M. Michney

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631943
eISBN:
9781469631967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631943.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The story of white flight and the neglect of black urban neighbourhoods has been well told by urban historians in recent decades. Yet much of this scholarship has downplayed black agency and tended ... More


Teaching Upward Mobility: Skilled Love and the Marriage Gap

Jennifer M. Randles

in Proposing Prosperity?: Marriage Education Policy and Inequality in America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231170307
eISBN:
9780231543170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170307.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter shows how the healthy marriage classes I studied promoted skilled love as the essential link between marriage, financial stability, and upward mobility. It illustrates how the classes ... More


Exit Zero: Family and Class in Postindustrial Chicago

Christine J. Walley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226871790
eISBN:
9780226871813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871813.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Interweaving personal narratives and family photos with a nuanced assessment of the social impacts of deindustrialization, this book is one part memoir and one part ethnography—providing a ... More


Conclusion

Jessi Streib

in The Power of the Past: Understanding Cross-Class Marriages

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199364428
eISBN:
9780190232450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364428.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Marriage and the Family

This chapter concludes by reviewing the contributions of the book and their implications. The book advances the theory that individuals say they are initially drawn to their different-origin spouse ... More


Socks, Shoes, and Marketing Mass Consumption

in A City Consumed: Urban Commerce, the Cairo Fire, and the Politics of Decolonization in Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781268
eISBN:
9780804782661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781268.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the urgent campaigns in Egypt to create a domestic market for locally produced cotton socks and shoes in response to boycotters. It shows that the drive to create a national ... More


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