Social mobility is the movement of individuals, families, households, or other categories of people within or between social strata in a society. This movement occurs between layers or tiers in an open system of social stratification. Open stratification systems are those in which at least some value is given to achieved status characteristics in a society. The movement can be in a downward or upward direction.
Social mobility in Chiltern towns among worst in England
Social mobility in Chiltern towns among worst in England | Communities | The Guardian
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These studies tell us that overall mobility has not declined in recent decades, which is not surprising for an economy where income gains were widespread across the population and living standards rose across the distribution. What of the future, though? A lot has changed since the s, meaning that the intergenerational mobility of older baby boomers may look very different from that of Generation X, Millennials, younger baby boomers and the generation being born today. From my perspective, there are at least three sets of issues that matter for social mobility, all of which have changed in the decades since the s:.
This study analyses intergenerational class mobility in China as a case study of a quantitative sociological approach to social mobility research in the Global South. Drawing on national representative surveys collected between and in China, the analysis focuses on absolute and relative mobility rates for men and women across four birth cohorts. With regard to absolute mobility, we find rising levels of mobility, with upward mobility prevailing over downward mobility.