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On the social mobility of women in the Scandinavian countries

Seppo PoМ€ntinen

On the social mobility of women in the Scandinavian countries

by Seppo PoМ€ntinen

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Published by Societas Scientiarum Fennica in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scandinavia.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Scandinavia.,
    • Social mobility -- Scandinavia.,
    • Occupational mobility -- Scandinavia.,
    • Women -- Employment -- Social aspects -- Scandinavia.,
    • Housewives -- Scandinavia.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [45]-46.

      StatementSeppo Pöntinen.
      SeriesCommentationes scientiarum socialium,, 14
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1667 .P66 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination51 p. ;
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3874639M
      ISBN 10951653094X
      LC Control Number81198768

      Social Mobility in Europe is the most comprehensive study to date of trends in intergenerational social mobility. It uses data from 11 European countries covering the last 30 years of the twentieth century to analyze differences between countries and changes through : Hardcover. Distinguish objective and subjective measures of social class. Outline the functionalist view of the American class structure. Outline the conflict view of the American class structure. Discuss whether the United States has much vertical social mobility. There is a surprising amount of disagreement among sociologists on the number of social.

      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 status relative to one's current social location within a given society. It is movement within between layers or tiers in an open system of social stratification systems are those in which at least some. In , a graph plotting the relationship between income inequality and intergenerational social mobility in the United States and twelve other developed countries—dubbed "The Great Gatsby Curve" —showed "a clear negative relationship" between inequality and social mobility. Countries with low levels of inequality such as Denmark, Norway and Finland had some of the greatest mobility.

        The Washington Post is not immune to Scandinavia’s charms, recently marveling at how Danish branches of McDonald’s manage to pay their employees .   This paper examines the sources of differences in social mobility between the U.S. and Denmark. Measured by income mobility, Denmark is a more mobile society, but not when measured by educational mobility. There are pronounced nonlinearities in income and educational mobility in both by:


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On the social mobility of women in the Scandinavian countries by Seppo PoМ€ntinen Download PDF EPUB FB2

He supplies statistics to show that America has more social mobility than the Scandinavian countries since its welfare system is not as extensive. The US has greater per capita income and lower unemployment than Scandinavian countries, except for oil-rich Norway.

All the Scandinavian countries have cut their tax rates/5(68). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pöntinen, Seppo. On the social mobility of women in the Scandinavian countries. Helsinki: Societas Scientiarum Fennica, He supplies statistics to show that America has more social mobility than the Scandinavian countries since its welfare system is not as extensive.

The US has greater per capita income and lower unemployment than Scandinavian countries, except for oil-rich Norway. All the Scandinavian countries have cut their tax rates/5(61). «We should help foreigners to better understand our norms and values. The book is brilliant. It provides an entertaining approach which connects cultures and prevents conflicts!” - Per Strid, Leksands Kommun * This book has now a new edition: "The Swedes" published in Format: Paperback.

This volume examines the role of education in shaping rates and patterns of intergenerational social mobility among men and women during the twentieth century. Focusing on the relationship between a person's social class and the social class of his or her parents, each chapter looks at a different country-the United States, Sweden, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, and.

Social mobility is a term used to describe the movement of different individuals, families or groups through a system of social hierarchy. It is a natural process that usually involves upward and downward movement. The study of social mobility examines how far and how easy a person can move within the social.

Helga Hernes’ book fromWelfare State and Women Power. Essays in State Feminism represented a turning point. Helga Hernes was one of the leading scholars behind the breakthrough of Women’s Studies in Norway.

She later became deputy foreign minister of Norway representing the Social Democratic party. The concept of ‘state feminism’ was. Information on women in social mobility studies is not often found because much of the intergenerational data on social mobility relies on father-son.

In the Scandinavian countries women are usually active in the labour market. Like men, most women in Scandinavia work, also after having children. Compared to the EU27 average of 58 per cent female participation in the labour force in the age group 16–64 (), around 70 per cent.

Even more surprising, in the model social democracy of Sweden, social mobility rates again are as slow as in England. Sweden has a class of people descended from its 18th century aristocracy who.

The Nordic model comprises the economic and social policies as well as typical cultural practices common to the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden).

This includes a comprehensive welfare state and multi-level collective bargaining based on the economic foundations of free-market capitalism, with a high percentage of the workforce unionised and a large percentage of. If we turn our attention to social mobility, a similar pattern emerges.

As the graph below from the excellent book The Spirit Level shows, the most socially mobile countries are those feminist utopias, Norway, Finland and Sweden (Iceland wasn't included in this study).What you'll also notice is that the chart shows there is a positive correlation between income equality and social mobility.

The American Dream's promise of social mobility is broken. The fact is Europeans now have more opportunity to improve their lot Tue 17 Jan Author: Diane Roberts. “The Scandinavian Fantasy” is a rich, complex paper that is already making waves in the newly popular subject of intergenerational mobility.

It makes three major points. Western countries have more socially upward mobility than the Eastern ones and this varies according to gender. In USA, for example, women could move upwardly in social mobility more easily than other countries.

Therefore, social mobility should be analyzed in terms of different races and of their historical backgrounds. Over time, Scandinavian countries became modern social democratic states where wealth is more evenly distributed, education is typically free up through university, and the social.

The exact ranking depends how you measure social mobility, but the Scandinavian countries, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia consistently rank high. The graph above, the “Great Gatsby Curve”, shows several countries ranked by social immobility on.

Social mobility is difficult when the school system is dysfunctional. In Sweden some schools for children 7–16 years old are really a disaster.

The progressive left started the destruction of the Swedish school in They were, sorry are, again. The Scandinavian welfare model is the best at promoting social mobility Current Trends in Social Mobility: Raj Chetty - Duration: The Nordic countries - Duration: We document trends in social mobility in Norway using intergenerational income elasticities, the associations between the income percentiles of fathers and sons, and brother correlations.

The results of all approaches suggest that social mobility increased substantially between cohorts born in the early s and the early by: 8. Iceland today has the highest rate of union membership out of any OECD country.

Over time, Scandinavian countries became modern social democratic states where wealth is more evenly distributed, education is typically free up through university, and the social safety net allows women to comfortably work and raise a family.mobility, part of a pattern of high social mobility rates in egalitarian Scandinavia compared to much lower rates in many other societies.

Figure 1, for example, shows a recent estimate of intergeneration earnings elasticities, compared to the degree of overall income inequality, across a range of countries. A recent study by Mikael. The Spirit Level was lauded by politicians and commentators on the left who believed they finally had empirical proof that economic inequality leads to a wealth of social ills.