Routes of success: influences on the occupational attainment of young British males.

@article{Bond1999RoutesOS,
  title={Routes of success: influences on the occupational attainment of young British males.},
  author={Rod Bond and Peter Saunders},
  journal={The British journal of sociology},
  year={1999},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={
          217-49
        }
}
Using data from the National Child Development Study, the paper develops a complex path model predicting the occupational grade achieved by 4,298 employed British males at age 33. Most British social mobility research has been based in the 'class structurationist' tradition, and the paper begins by comparing this with the 'status attainment' tradition, which is more common in the USA. The class structurationist approach has rarely analysed the factors influencing individual occupational… CONTINUE READING

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