Society Today pp 176-180 | Cite as

Social Mobility

  • Michael Williams
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Abstract

Margaret Thatcher, Samantha Fox and Bob Geldof all have one thing in common. They have all benefited from what sociologists call social mobility. It is a process by which individuals and groups move up and down the ladder of income and status that exists in most societies.

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© New Society 1986

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  • Michael Williams

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