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Intermediate societies, social mobility, and communications

Ray, Verne Frederick

Intermediate societies, social mobility, and communications

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Published by American Ethnological Society in Seattle .
Written in English

  • Rural Sociology,
  • Congresses,
  • Social change,
  • Social groups,
  • Social mobility

  • Edition Notes

    Statemented. by Verne F. Ray. --
    SeriesIts Proceedings of the 1959 annual spring meeting
    ContributionsAmerican Ethnological Society
    LC ClassificationsGN2 .A5 1959
    The Physical Object
    Pagination74 p.
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26620257M

    analyse the (spatial) patterning of social mobility (Breen, ). We are specifically interested in two dimensions of social mobility. The first is a regional one. We seek to identify if there are regional variations in social mobility within Scotland. A number of powerful forces have produced potentially uneven opportunities for. am: Alan Milburn's social mobility report, Fair Access to Professional Careers - A Progress Report, is available now on the Cabinet Office website (pdf). I will post a summary shortly.

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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : Journal of New Communications Research, 3, 79– describes social mobility in industrial societies, Life-space mobility and social participation were measured.

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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.

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‘Thus people in society continue to move up and down the status scale, this movement is called social mobility’. The study of social mobility is an important aspect of social stratification. Private schools can help social mobility L e t t e r s Sally-Anne Huang, headmistress of James Allen’s Girls’ school, and Leo Winkley, headmaster of St Peter’s school, York, react to a.

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A recurrent theme in the literature on transnational mobility--and particularly that pertaining to the young and/or highly skilled--is the "individualised" nature of such movement, as people move to take advantage of opportunities in an increasingly interdependent world.

Drawing on research with 85 young adults who had moved overseas for their higher education, or were seriously Cited by: Melvyn Bragg (the Lord Bragg CH), Warren East CBE and Dr Louise Ashley, Royal Holloway University of London and researcher on social mobility, and alumna Amanda Parker, a communications, public affairs and policy specialist, will join the Warden, Ken Macdonald QC and Justine Greening MP at Wadham’s Social Mobility Summit at.

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Closed societies are characterized by ascription, whereby social position is assigned early in life and is difficult to change. This book provides a powerful analysis of social mobility and the role of education in closing the gap. Young people's rich narratives of their educational experiences, and their dreams and aspirations, vividly unfold in a series of accounts that are beautifully crafted to reveal a sociological imagination missing in mainstream social mobility research.5/5(3).

This book explores higher education, social class and social mobility from the point of view of those most intimately involved: the undergraduate students. It is based on a project which followed a cohort of young undergraduate students at Bristol's two universities in the UK through from their first year of study for the following three years.

Social class is as British as rain or tea—and class is currently dominating the social mobility debate over on the other side of the pond. Not in. Social Mobility. There is a very strong relationship between high levels of income inequality and low levels of social mobility.

Children of highly paid individuals are more likely to be highly paid and children of low paid individuals are more likely to be low earners. We use data drawn from nationally representative cross-national surveys of CEE countries to compare patterns of social mobility in the early s with those in the late s.

We find a significant decline in relative social mobility between the two periods and show that this decline is a consistent feature of mobility patterns across the region. What they should be doing is looking at two societies, equal in all respects except that one is high-stasis and the other is high-churn, then fast-forwarding to see which one turns out better.

The answer, of course, is the high-churn society — which means, working backwards, that if you want growth, you also want social mobility. Yet, the idea of social mobility remains pivotal in the legitimation of educational and wider social inequalities in British society.

It allows capitalist societies like the United Kingdom to maintain a system of firmly entrenched inequalities. It has become a key justification for social inequalities, a crucial lynchpin in neoliberal ideology.Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission Cracking the code: how schools can improve social mobility ii disadvantaged backgrounds outperform the national average for all children.

In fact this is the case in around one in nine secondary schools and in many primaries.3 Some schools seem to have learnt the secret of how to alleviate the impact of.