Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United States.

By: Breen, RichardContributor(s): Müller, WalterMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandStudies in Social Inequality Ser: Publisher: Redwood City : Stanford University Press, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Description: 1 online resource (361 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781503611153Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United StatesLOC classification: LC191.8.E85 | B744 2020Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Contents -- Figures and Tables -- Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- CHAPTER ONE: Introduction: Social Mobility and Education in the Twentieth Century -- CHAPTER TWO: Methodological Preliminaries -- CHAPTER THREE: The Land of Opportunity? Trends in Social Mobility and Education in the United States -- CHAPTER FOUR: Sweden, the Middle Way? Trends and Patterns in Social Mobility and Educational Inequality -- CHAPTER FIVE: Intergenerational Mobility and Social Fluidity in France over Birth Cohorts and Age: The Role of Education -- CHAPTER SIX: Education as an Equalizing Force: How Declining Educational Inequality and Educational Expansion Have Contributed to More Social Fluidity in Germany -- CHAPTER SEVEN: The Swiss El Dorado? Education and Social Mobility in Twentieth-Century Switzerland -- CHAPTER EIGHT: The Role of Education in the Social Mobility of Dutch Cohorts, 1908-1974 -- CHAPTER NINE: Education and Social Fluidity in Contemporary Italy: An Analysis of Cohort Trends -- CHAPTER TEN: Intergenerational Social Mobility in Twentieth-Century Spain: Social Fluidity without Educational Equalization? -- CHAPTER ELEVEN: Social Mobility in the Twentieth Century in Europe and the United States -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z.
Summary: A comprehensive study of trends in intergenerational social mobility during the 20th century, this book examines the role of educational expansion and equalization in shaping these developments in both Europe and the United States.
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Cover -- Contents -- Figures and Tables -- Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- CHAPTER ONE: Introduction: Social Mobility and Education in the Twentieth Century -- CHAPTER TWO: Methodological Preliminaries -- CHAPTER THREE: The Land of Opportunity? Trends in Social Mobility and Education in the United States -- CHAPTER FOUR: Sweden, the Middle Way? Trends and Patterns in Social Mobility and Educational Inequality -- CHAPTER FIVE: Intergenerational Mobility and Social Fluidity in France over Birth Cohorts and Age: The Role of Education -- CHAPTER SIX: Education as an Equalizing Force: How Declining Educational Inequality and Educational Expansion Have Contributed to More Social Fluidity in Germany -- CHAPTER SEVEN: The Swiss El Dorado? Education and Social Mobility in Twentieth-Century Switzerland -- CHAPTER EIGHT: The Role of Education in the Social Mobility of Dutch Cohorts, 1908-1974 -- CHAPTER NINE: Education and Social Fluidity in Contemporary Italy: An Analysis of Cohort Trends -- CHAPTER TEN: Intergenerational Social Mobility in Twentieth-Century Spain: Social Fluidity without Educational Equalization? -- CHAPTER ELEVEN: Social Mobility in the Twentieth Century in Europe and the United States -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z.

A comprehensive study of trends in intergenerational social mobility during the 20th century, this book examines the role of educational expansion and equalization in shaping these developments in both Europe and the United States.

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Richard Breen is Professor of Sociology and Fellow of Nuffield College, University of Oxford. Walter Müller is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Mannheim University.

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