Social Mobility in Industrial Society

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Transaction Publishers, 1. jan. 1991 - 309 strani
In a careful analysis of the existing literature, the authors marshal an imposing array of evidence in support of their major argument that social mobility is an integral and continuing aspect of the process of industrialization. This classic volume continues to be a basic reference source in the field of occupational mobility.
 

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Introduction
1
The Analysis of Mobility
5
Social Mobility as a Characteristic of Societies
9
Social Mobility in Industrial Societies
11
Occupational Mobility
13
Postwar National Samples
17
Urban Mobility in Different Countries
28
Occupational Mobility1900 to 1939
33
Conclusions
154
Intragenerational Mobility
156
Stability and Instability of Occupational Careers
157
Manual and Nonmanual Occupations
165
Upward and Downward Mobility
169
Specific Avenues of Mobility
171
Conclusions
180
Some Sources of Intergenerational Mobility
182

Elite Mobility
38
Status Mobility
42
Religious Values and Mobility
48
Mobility Trends and Social Structure
57
The Consequences of Social Mobility
64
Conclusions
72
Ideological Equalitarianism and Social Mobility in the United States
76
Ideological Equalitarianism
78
Equality of Opportunity in the United States
81
Educational Opportunities
91
Business Careers
101
The Effect of Immigration and Migration
104
The Wealth of the United States
107
Conclusions
111
Social Mobility and the American Business Elite
114
American Business Leaders Reexamined
121
A Comparative Assessment of Research Findings
128
Social Mobility in a Metropolitan Community
145
The Oakland Mobility Study
147
Characteristics of the Oakland Labor Market
148
The Sample of Respondents
150
The Sample of Jobs
152
Fathers Occupations and Career Patterns of Sons
184
Fathers Occupation and Educational Attainment
189
Social Origin and Entry Into the Labor Market
192
Conclusions
197
Causes Consequences and Dimensions of Social Mobility
201
Community Structure
203
Urbanization
204
Comparative Data
213
The Patterns of Opportunity in Large Cities
216
The Advantages of Native Urbanites
219
Conclusions
225
Intelligence and Motivation
227
Differential Motivation
236
Conclusions
254
Social Mobility and Social Structure
260
Social Mobility of Individuals and Groups
265
Social Mobility as a Problem for Investigation
278
Appendix
288
Index of Names
297
Subject Index
303
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