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Mobility Tables : Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences - Michael Hout

Mobility Tables

Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences

Paperback Published: 1st July 1983
ISBN: 9780803920569
Number Of Pages: 96

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Explains the most widely used methods for analyzing cross-classified data on occupational origins and destinations. Hout reviews classic definitions, models, and sources of mobility data, as well as elementary operations for analyzing mobility tables. Tabular and graphic displays illustrate the discussion throughout.

Series Editor's Introductionp. 5
Analyzing Mobility Tablesp. 7
The Basicsp. 8
Sources of Mobility Datap. 10
Elementary Operationsp. 11
X[superscript 2] Tests Applied to the Mobility Tablep. 13
Odds Ratiosp. 16
Mobility Ratiosp. 16
Independence in Parts of the Tablep. 18
Quasi-Perfect Mobility Definedp. 19
A Log-Linear Model of Quasi-Perfect Mobilityp. 19
Quasi-Perfect Mobility Resultsp. 21
Barriers to Mobility at the Top and Bottom: The Corners Modelp. 23
Symmetrical Associationp. 25
Social Distance Modelsp. 27
Constrained Diagonals Modelsp. 27
Status Barriers and Crossings Parametersp. 31
Mobility Models in Logit Formp. 34
Topological Modelsp. 37
The Featherman-Hauser Model of Mobility to First Occupationsp. 38
Issues in Revising Models: Fit and Parsimonyp. 41
Indeterminacy of Topological Modelsp. 46
Scaled Models of Associationp. 51
Uniform Associationp. 52
Generalizations of Uniform Associationp. 54
Model IIp. 56
Analysis of Association in the U.S. Datap. 58
Analysis of Association with the Diagonal Deletedp. 60
Similar Parameters Under Different Modelsp. 63
Equivalent Models--Reprisep. 66
A Comparison of Mobility in Britain and Denmarkp. 66
New Developmentsp. 68
Latent Structures of Mobilityp. 69
Inferring Class Structure from Mobility Patternsp. 72
Status, Autonomy, and Training in Occupational Mobilityp. 76
Applications of Mobility Tables to Family and Religionp. 80
Occupations of Husbands and Wivesp. 80
Religious Assortative Marriagep. 82
Religious Socializationp. 85
Conclusionp. 87
Referencesp. 88
About the Authorp. 93
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ISBN: 9780803920569
ISBN-10: 0803920563
Series: Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1st July 1983
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.27 x 15.34  x 0.56
Weight (kg): 0.12