structural mobility

(noun) “[W]hen societal changes enable a whole group of people to move up or down the class ladder” (OpenStax College 2012).

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: structural mobilities

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OpenStax College. 2012. Social Stratification and Mobility in the United States. Connexions, June 12, 2012. (