Intergenerational class mobility and the convergence thesis: England, France and Sweden. 1979.

@article{Erikson2010IntergenerationalCM,
  title={Intergenerational class mobility and the convergence thesis: England, France and Sweden. 1979.},
  author={Robert S. Erikson and John H. Goldthorpe and Lucienne Portocarero},
  journal={The British journal of sociology},
  year={2010},
  volume={61 Suppl 1},
  pages={185-219}
}
In two papers previously published, we have compared rates of intergenerational class mobility among the adult male populations of England, France and Sweden (Erikson, Goldthorpe and Portocarero 1979, 1982). The empirical results reported in these papers have been taken as a basis for evaluating current arguments concerning mobility patterns within western industrial societies and, in particular, for testing two different versions of the thesis which claims that these patterns display an… CONTINUE READING

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