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Social mobility

Social mobility is the movement of individuals, families, households, or other categories of people within or between social strata in a society. It is a change in social stratasocial status relative to others' social location within a given society.==Definition==Social mobility is defined as the movement of individuals, families, households, or other categories of people within or between layers or tiers in an open system of open systemsocial stratification . Open stratification systems... read more

Vertical mobility

Vertical mobility refers to a person or group's movement up or down a status hierarchy. This is commonly referred to as social mobility, yet vertical mobility can also refer to any movement up or down a hierarchy of any kind, not necessarily related to social status in the same way that social mobility is.uk:Вертикальна мобільність read more

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 having equal opportunity to attain high status. The definitive research article on the subject was published in 1960 by Ralph H. Turner. Turner compared the American and British systems of secondary education and found the two to be markedly... read more

Contest mobility

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 opposition to sponsored mobility, in which controlled selection is prevalent.The definitive research article on the subject was published in 1960 by Ralph H. Turner. Turner compared the American and British systems of secondary education and... read more

Geographic mobility

Geographic mobility is the measure of how populations move over time. Geographic mobility, population mobility, or more simply mobility is also a statistic that measures migration within a population. Commonly used in demography and human geography, it may also be used to describe the movement of animals between populations. These moves can be as large scale as international migrations or as small as regional commuting arrangements. Geographic mobility has a large impact on many sociological... read more

New Mobility

''New Mobility'', launched in 1989, is a United States-based magazine for active wheelchair users. This monthly publication covers health, disability rights, adaptive technology and lifestyle topics such as recreation, travel, the arts, relationships, sexuality, parenting, employment and home modification. It also profiles successful wheelchair users, including John Hockenberry, Christopher Voelker, Brooke Ellison, Chantal Petitclerc and the late Christopher Reeve. ''New Mobility'', currently edited... read more

Academic mobility

Academic mobility refers to students and teachers in moving to another institution inside or outside their own country to study or teach for a limited time.In some cases, it is chosen for positive reasons, usually by young students with no family commitments; however, for most researchers, it is a form of casualization, which can blight their whole careers and break up their families. Academic mobility suffers from cultural, family, socio-economical, and academic barriers. The attempts to lower... read more

Economic mobility

Illustration from a 1916 advertisement for a vocational school in the back of a US magazine. Education has been seen as a key to economic mobility, and this advertisement appealed to Americans' belief in the possibility of self-betterment, as well as threatening the consequences of downward mobility in the great income inequality existing during the Industrial Revolution. Economic mobility is the ability of an individual, family or some other group to improve (or lower) their economic status—usually... read more

Apprentices mobility

Apprentices mobility is the movement of students and teachers in Vocational education or training (VET) to another institution inside or outside their own country to study or teach for a limited time. The term is usually used in the context of European Union (EU) policy.Under the EU Lisbon agenda attempts have been made to lower cultural, socio-economical and academic barriers to mobility. Mobile learners are usually divided into two groups: ''free-movers'' are learners who travel entirely on their... read more

Motorola Mobility

Motorola Mobility is a division of Lenovo Group that develops mobile devices. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States, the company was formed on January 4, 2011 by the split of Motorola Inc. into two separate companies; Motorola Mobility took on the company's consumer-oriented product lines, including its mobile phone business and its cable modems and set-top boxes for digital cable and satellite television services, while Motorola Solutions retained the company's enterprise-oriented product... read more

Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission

The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission is an advisory Non-Departmental Public Body of the Department for Education. It was created by the Child Poverty Act 2010,http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/9/section/8 as amended by the Welfare Reform Act 2012.http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2012/5/section/145Its role is "to monitor the progress of the United Kingdom government and others in improving social mobility and reducing child poverty".https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/social-mobility-and-child-poverty-commission==Reasons==... read more

Academic mobility network

An academic mobility network is an informal association of universities and government programs that encourages the international exchange of higher education students (academic mobility). UNESCO 2000. International Association of Universities. 5 June 2015. Accessed 16 October 2015.==Background==Students choosing to study abroad (International students) aim to improve their own social and economic status by choosing to study in a nation with better systems of educations than their own. This creates... read more

Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Bizarre Social Mobility Movements in Egypt

=== Bizarre Social Mobility Movements in Egypt ===A student writes. Not very original original research. MeltBanana 14:08, 14 Jan 2005 (UTC) read more

Socio-economic mobility in Canada

Socio-economic mobility in Canada refers to the movement of Canadians from one social class or economic level to another,Random House Unabridged Dictionary second edition. The data shows an increase in intergenerational social mobility, however it is argued that such trends have remained stable since the 1990s.==Background==Data for mobility analyses are drawn primarily from the Canadian Mobility Survey and Statistics Canada read more

Radiation law for human mobility

The radiation law is a relatively new way of modeling human mobility and it gives better empirical predictions than the gravitation law which is widely used in this subject.==Intercity mobility==Big waves of migration due to displacement by war, or exploitation in the hope of geographical discoveries could be observed in the past, however with new technological advancements in transportation keep making it easier and cheaper to get to one place from another. With intercontinental flights we even... read more


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