mobility, contest and sponsored


Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • contest and sponsored mobility — Alternative patterns of intergenerational social ascent through schooling. Under contest mobility individuals have, within a basic framework of rules, a wide range of strategies or routes they can pursue in order to attain credentials associated… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • mobility, social — The movement usually of individuals but sometimes of whole groups between different positions within the system of social stratification in any society. It is conventional to distinguish upward and downward mobility (that is, movement up or down… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • sponsored mobility — See contest and sponsored mobility …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Contest mobility — refers to system of social mobility in which all individuals are seen as participants in a race where elite status is the end goal and the contest is an open one. The idea is also sometimes referred to as tournament mobility. This serves in… …   Wikipedia

  • Sponsored mobility — refers to a system of social mobility where elite individuals in society select (either directly or through agents) recruits to induct into high status groups. This norm functions in opposition to contest mobility, in which everyone is seen as… …   Wikipedia

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  • ОТВЕТНАЯ И СПОНСИРОВАННАЯ МОБИЛЬНОСТЬ — (contest and sponsored mobility) противоположные способы социальной мобильности через образование. Р.Х. Тернер (1960) выявил спонсированную мобильность отбор детей для поступления в избранную среднюю школу и их поддержка материально и другими… …   Большой толковый социологический словарь

  • education, sociology of — Education is a philosophical as well as a sociological concept, denoting ideologies, curricula, and pedagogical techniques of the inculcation and management of knowledge and the social reproduction of personalities and cultures. In practice, the… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • chess — chess1 /ches/, n. a game played by two persons, each with 16 pieces, on a chessboard. [1150 1200; ME < OF esches, pl. of eschec CHECK1] chess2 /ches/, n., pl. chess, chesses. one of the planks forming the roadway of a floating bridge. [1425 75;… …   Universalium

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