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Social Mobility and Class Structure in Modern Britain

Social Mobility and Class Structure in Modern Britain,J. H. Goldthorpe

Social Mobility and Class Structure in Modern Britain   (Citations: 260)
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    • ... This variable is measured through the highest level of education of the adult of reference,8 the job of the adult man of reference, the type of tenure and the level of crowding of the house (ratio between the people cohabiting and the number of rooms available). The number of brothers and sisters is also considered, as it is assumed that a family with more children has a smaller amount of resources to invest in the education of each of their children. More generally, the socio-economic dimension summarises both the characteristics of the context in which the student lives and the social and economic conditions of the parents—i.e. their ability to provide for their children (Goldthorpe et al. 1987)...

    Eleonora Mussinoet al. The Delayed School Progress of the Children of Immigrants in Lower-Sec...

    • ...While we may sympathise with these sentiments as political or moral goals, they bare little relationship to how UK sociologists have defined and measured social mobility since the Second World War, and certainly since the 1972 Nuffield Mobility Study (Goldthorpe, 1987; Payne, 1987)...

    Geoff Payne. A New Social Mobility? The political redefinition of a sociological pr...

    • ...Goldthorpe uses occupational categories, whose members would compare in terms of their sources and levels of income, their degree of economic security and chances of economic advancement and, on the other hand, in their location within the systems of authority and control in governing the processes of production, including a degree of autonomy in performing their work tasks and roles (Goldthorpe 1980)...

    Katharina Bluhmet al. Business Elites and the Role of Companies in Society: A Comparative St...

    • ...As shown, we treat qualifications on the basis of five ordered categories of highest qualification obtained, ranging from ‘less than O-level’ to ‘degree’, and class origins on the basis of a seven-class version of the Goldthorpe schema (Goldthorpe 1987, 1997)...

    Erzsébet Bukodiet al. CLASS ORIGINS, EDUCATION AND OCCUPATIONAL ATTAINMENT IN BRITAIN

    • ...The second generation estimated path models for the socio-economic life cycle (Blau and Duncan 1967), and the third one fitted log-linear models to father–son class mobility tables (Goldthorpe 1980; Erikson and Goldthorpe 1992)...

    Maarten H. J. Wolberset al. EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT, OCCUPATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS, CAREER PEAKS

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