Persistence, Privilege, and Parenting: The Comparative Study of Intergenerational Mobility

Persistence, Privilege, and Parenting: The Comparative Study of Intergenerational Mobility

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ISBN-13: 9781610447546
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 392
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

TIMOTHY M. SMEEDING is director of the Institute for Research on Poverty and Distinguished Professor of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. ROBERT ERIKSON is professor of sociology at the Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University. MARKUS JANTTI is professor of economics at the Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University.

Table of Contents

Contents Contributors Acknowledgements Chapter 1. Introduction - Timothy M. Smeeding, Robert Erikson, and Markus Jäntti Part I. Longer-Term Framing Studies of Parental SES and Adult-Child Outcomes Chapter 2. Understanding the Mechanisms Behind Intergenerational Persistence: A Comparison of the United States and Great Britain - Jo Blanden, Kathryn Wilson, Robert Haveman, and Timothy M. Smeeding Chapter 3. Economic Mobility, Family Background, and the Well-Being of Children in the United States and Canada - Miles Corak, Lori J. Curtis, and Shelley Phipps Chapter 4. Status Attainment and Wealth in the United States and Germany - Fabian T. Pfeffer Chapter 5. Occupations and Social Mobility: Gradational, Big-Class, and Micro-Class Reproduction in Comparative Perspective - Jan O. Jonsson, David B. Grusky, Reinhard Pollak, Matthew Di Carlo, and Carina Mood Part II. Early Childhood and Preschool Effects Chapter 6. Income-Related Gaps in School Readiness in the United States and the United Kingdom - Jane Waldfogel and Elizabeth Washbrook Chapter 7. Economic Deprivation in Early Childhood and Adult Attainment: Comparative Evidence from Norwegian Registry Data and the U.S. Panel Study of Income Dynamics - Greg J. Duncan, Kjetil Telle, Kathleen M. Ziol-Guest, and Ariel Kalil Part III. Education Chapter 8. Causal Effects of Parents’ Education on Children’s Education - John Ermisch and Chiara Pronzato Chapter 9. Children’s Cognitive Ability and Parents’ Education: Distinguishing the Impact of Mothers and Fathers - John Jerrim and John Micklewright Part IV. Direct Monetary Transfers Chapter 10. Unequal Giving: Monetary Gifts to Children Across Countries and over Time - Julie M. Zissimopoulos and James P. Smith Part V. Social and Labor Market Institutions Chapter 11. The Role of Social Institutions in Intergenerational Mobility - Brian Nolan, Gøsta Esping-Andersen, Christopher T. Whelan, Bertrand Mâitre, and Sander Wagner Index

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