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Social Mobility in the 20th Century: Class Mobility and Occupational Change in the United States and Germany

Social Mobility in the 20th Century: Class Mobility and Occupational Change in the United States and Germany (Paperback)

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Based on a novel class scheme and a unique compilation of German and American data, this book reveals that intergenerational class mobility increased over most of the past century. While country differences in intergenerational mobility are surprisingly small, gender, regional, racial and ethnic differences were initially large but declined over time. At the end of the 20th century, however, mobility prospects turned to the worse in both countries. In light of these findings, the book develops a narrative account of historical socio-political developments that are likely to have driven the basic resemblances across countries but also account for the initial decline and the more recent increase in intergenerational inequality.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologyPopulation & demographyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySociology: work & labour Publisher: Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden Publication Date: 10/08/2016 ISBN-13: 9783658147846  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Florian R. Hertel is Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. He is working on issues of stratification, inequality and intergenerational mobility in European countries and the U.S.

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