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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


Constructing an Ethical Narrative

Jennifer M. Morton

in Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179230
eISBN:
9780691190655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179230.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter presents an ethical narrative of upward mobility that is more honest about the true nature of the ethical costs of moving up and the responsibility borne for those costs. It discusses ... More


Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Jennifer Morton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179230
eISBN:
9780691190655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179230.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Upward mobility through the path of higher education has been an article of faith for generations of working-class, low-income, and immigrant college students. While we know this path usually entails ... More


Introduction Strivers

Jennifer M. Morton

in Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179230
eISBN:
9780691190655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179230.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter provides a background on ethical costs of upward mobility. It explains what ethical costs are, why they matter, and how to contend with them. The chapter outlines the elements of a new ... More


Recognizing the Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Jennifer M. Morton

in Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179230
eISBN:
9780691190655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179230.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter describes the ethical costs of upward mobility and presents an argument for why they are different from other costs that strivers face on their path. It argues that understanding the ... 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


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


Situating Ethical Costs in Context

Jennifer M. Morton

in Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179230
eISBN:
9780691190655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179230.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter argues that ethical costs are unfairly leveled on students born into disadvantage for three contingent reasons: socioeconomic segregation, an inadequate safety net, and cultural ... More


Conclusion Minimizing and Mitigating Ethical Costs

Jennifer M. Morton

in Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179230
eISBN:
9780691190655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179230.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter argues that in an unequal, socioeconomically segregated society, strivers, as they travel the path of upward mobility, incur significant ethical costs for themselves, their families, and ... 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


Resisting Complicity

Jennifer M. Morton

in Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179230
eISBN:
9780691190655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179230.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter explores the need for strivers to think about their potential complicity within the social structures that make it hard for others who are disadvantaged to succeed. It argues that ... 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


Navigating an Evolving Identity

Jennifer M. Morton

in Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179230
eISBN:
9780691190655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179230.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter focuses on the idea of codeswitching in order to avoid incurring ethical costs and retain a sense of one's identity. It talks about how changing a person behaves as it moves between the ... 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


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


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


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