(noun) An individual’s or group’s (e.g., family) movement through the stratification system as the result of changes in income, occupation, wealth.
Audio Pronunciation: (so·cial mo·bil·i·ty)
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- Plural: social mobilities
- Pareto, Vilfredo. 2000. The Rise and Fall of Elites: An Application of Theoretical Sociology.
- Sorokin, Pitirim A. 1927. Social Mobility. New York: Harper.