Individual and Group Mobility Sociology Help

Individual and Group Mobility

Mobility applies to both groups and individuals. For instance, the success of the Kennedy family is an example of individual social mobility, while the Irish and Polish Catholics' march from th= slums to the suburbs Illustrates group mobility [Greeley, 1976]. - The two kinds of mobility very often go together. A disadvantaged group may produce an occasional celebrity, but the higher the status of the group.

Posted on September 4, 2014 in Social Mobility

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