Social Mobility in Industrial Society

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780887387609
  • Publisher: Transaction Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/28/1988
  • Pages: 332

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Transaction Edition
Foreword
Preface
I Introduction 1
Pt. 1 Social Mobility as a Characteristic of Societies
II Social Mobility in Industrial Societies 11
III Ideological Equalitarianism and Social Mobility in the United States 76
IV Social Mobility and the American Business Elite 114
Pt. 2 Social Mobility in a Metropolitan Community
V The Oakland Mobility Study 147
VI Intra-generational Mobility 156
VII Some Sources of Inter-generational Mobility 182
Pt. 3 Causes, Consequences, and Dimensions of Social Mobility
VIII Community Structure 203
IX Intelligence and Motivation 227
X Social Mobility and Social Structure 260
Appendix 288
Index of Names 297
Subject Index 303
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