Definition of Upward Mobility
Upward Mobility Pronunciation
- IPA Pronunciation
- American English
- /ˈəpwərd moʊˈbɪlᵻdi/
- British English
- /ˈʌpwəd mə(ʊ)ˈbɪlᵻti/
- American English
- Syllabification: (up·ward mo·bil·i·ty)
- Plural: upward mobilities
- The terms “upward mobility” and “upward social mobility” are used interchangeably in a sociological context.
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “upward mobility.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 16, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/upward-mobility/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
upward mobility. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/upward-mobility/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “upward mobility.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 16, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/upward-mobility/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“upward mobility.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 16 Oct. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/upward-mobility/>.