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A standard international socio-economic index of occupational status
Abstract In this paper we present an International Socio-Economic Index of occupational status (ISEI), derived from the International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO), using comparablyExpand
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Occupational Prestige in Comparative Perspective
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Internationally Comparable Measures of Occupational Status for the 1988 International Standard Classification of Occupations
Abstract This paper provides operational procedures for coding internationally comparable measures of occupational status from the recently published International Standard Classification ofExpand
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Industrialization and Social Stratification
This paper reviews the current state of knowledge about the effects of industrialization upon systems of social stratification. Taking societies as the unit of observation, we consider theExpand
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The household registration system and social stratification in China: 1955–1996
The Chinese household registration system (hukou), which divides the population into “agricultural” and “nonagricultural” sectors, may be the most important determinant of differential privileges inExpand
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Family scholarly culture and educational success: Books and schooling in 27 nations
Children growing up in homes with many books get 3 years more schooling than children from bookless homes, independent of their parents’ education, occupation, and class. This is as great anExpand
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Quantitative data analysis : doing social research to test ideas
Tables, Figures, Exhibits, and Boxes. Preface. The Author. Introduction. 1 CROSS-TABULATIONS. What This Chapter Is About. Introduction to the Book via a Concrete Example. Cross-Tabulations. What ThisExpand
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The Impact of the Cultural Revolution on Trends in Educational Attainment in the People's Republic of China1
This article examines the effects of social origins on educational attainment, using data from the 1982 census of the People's Republic of China. Analysis of intergenerational relationships in ChinaExpand
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The Dictionary of Occupational Titles as a Source of Occupational Data.
Abstract and creative vs. routine, concrete activities .68 MVC Measurable or verifiable criteria .64 CLERICAL Clerical perception .64 SPATIAL Spatial perceptions .55 PEOPLE Complexity of functioningExpand
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