Upward mobility, status inconsistency, and psychological health.

  • S Ashford
  • Published 1990 in The Journal of social psychology
According to much of the theoretical literature, the psychological consequences of intergenerational occupational mobility are associated with poorer psychological health, even when upward mobility is involved. One possible explanation is that mobility results in status inconsistencies that are experienced as stressful. The research reported here… CONTINUE READING