Definition of Upward Mobility
Upward Mobility Pronunciation
Syllabification: up·ward mo·bil·i·ty
- American English – /UHp-wuhrd moh-bIl-uh-tee/
- British English – /UHp-wuhd moh-bIl-i-tee/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈʌpwərd moʊˈbɪləti/
- British English – /ˈʌpwəd məʊˈbɪlɪti/
- 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 February 27, 2020 (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 February 27, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/upward-mobility/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“upward mobility.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 27 Feb. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/upward-mobility/>.