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By Arne L. Kalleberg,Stephen L. Morgan,John Myles,Rachel A. Rosenfeld (Deceased)

Aage Sorensen was once an influential highbrow presence who used to be one of many world's prime specialists on social stratification and the sociology of schooling. His study sought to appreciate the constructions, dynamics and mechanisms that underlie inequalities in commercial societies by means of targeting how contributors' attainments are formed through features of a society's or organization's chance constitution, at the one hand, and participants' schooling, adventure and different human capital assets, at the different. He emphasised inequalities linked to schooling and education, type, and stratification results akin to source of revenue and occupational prestige. inside of those normal foci, he tackled the learn of phenomena as various as charges of studying in effortless college studying teams and promoting styles in huge business agencies.

The chapters of this quantity illustrate a number of the significant subject matters that characterised Aage's examine; those themes also are more likely to represent vital issues for destiny efforts to appreciate established social inequality in society. those topics comprise: the improvement of particular dynamic types to account for saw styles of schooling, profession, and hard work marketplace results; features of academic inequality equivalent to tuition results and studying possibilities; concerns concerning intragenerational mobility and careers; and the position of rents in producing structural inequality.

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Inequality: Structures, Dynamics and Mechanisms: Essays in Honor of Aage B. Sorensen: 21 (Research in Social Stratification and Mobility) by Arne L. Kalleberg,Stephen L. Morgan,John Myles,Rachel A. Rosenfeld (Deceased)


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