status consistency

(noun) A situation in which an individual’s status is similar across several categories such as education, income and occupation.

Example: A highly esteemed professor at a prestigious institution that is paid well has status consistency; a highly esteemed professor at a prestigious school that is not paid well has status inconsistency.

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How to Cite the Definition of Status Consistency

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “status consistency.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 12, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/status-consistency/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

status consistency. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/status-consistency/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “status consistency.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 12, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/status-consistency/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“status consistency.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/status-consistency/>.