social mobility

Summary

Summary: The movement or shifting of membership between or within social classes by individuals or by groups.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Migration, social mobility and common mental disorders: critical review of the literature and meta-analysis
    J Das-Munshi
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Ethn Health 17:17-53. 2012
  2. ncbi Socioeconomic position and the tracking of physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness from childhood to adulthood
    Verity J Cleland
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1069-77. 2009
  3. ncbi Socioeconomic trajectories across the life course and health outcomes in midlife: evidence for the accumulation hypothesis?
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1072-9. 2004
  4. ncbi Inter-generational social mobility following early life stress
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital and University of Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Med 43:320-8. 2011
  5. pmc The influence of childhood IQ and education on social mobility in the Newcastle Thousand Families birth cohort
    Lynne F Forrest
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:895. 2011
  6. ncbi Social mobility and social accumulation across the life course in relation to adult overweight and obesity: the Whitehall II study
    A Heraclides
    Department of Epidemiologyand Public Health, University College LondonMedical School, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:714-9. 2010
  7. ncbi Social mobility and health in the Turin longitudinal study
    Mario Cardano
    Department of Social Sciences, University of Turin, 50 Via S Ottavio, Torino 10124, Italy
    Soc Sci Med 58:1563-74. 2004
  8. ncbi Financial loss in pyramid savings schemes, downward social mobility and acute coronary syndrome in transitional Albania
    G Burazeri
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Tirana, Albania
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:620-6. 2008
  9. ncbi Does intergenerational social mobility among men affect cardiovascular mortality? A population-based register study from Sweden
    Sanna Tiikkaja
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 36:619-28. 2008
  10. pmc Is intergenerational social mobility related to the type and amount of physical activity in mid-adulthood? Results from the 1946 British birth cohort study
    Richard J Silverwood
    Department of Non communicable Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 22:487-98. 2012

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  1. ncbi Migration, social mobility and common mental disorders: critical review of the literature and meta-analysis
    J Das-Munshi
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Ethn Health 17:17-53. 2012
    ..The main objective of this review was to assess the association of social mobility with common mental disorders in migrant and second-generation groups, to inform future research.
  2. ncbi Socioeconomic position and the tracking of physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness from childhood to adulthood
    Verity J Cleland
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1069-77. 2009
    This study examined the influence of childhood socioeconomic position (SEP) and social mobility on activity and fitness tracking from childhood into adulthood...
  3. ncbi Socioeconomic trajectories across the life course and health outcomes in midlife: evidence for the accumulation hypothesis?
    Archana Singh-Manoux
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1072-9. 2004
    ..This paper examines (1) accumulation across trichotomous categories of socioeconomic position (SEP), and (2) accumulation in analysis stratified by adult SEP...
  4. ncbi Inter-generational social mobility following early life stress
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital and University of Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Med 43:320-8. 2011
    ..War II predicts adult SEP, trajectories of incomes across the entire working career, and inter-generational social mobility. MATERIALS AND METHODS. Participants (n = 10,702) were from the Helsinki Birth Cohort Study 1934-44...
  5. pmc The influence of childhood IQ and education on social mobility in the Newcastle Thousand Families birth cohort
    Lynne F Forrest
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:895. 2011
    ..cultural and physical factors in childhood and early adulthood may influence the chances and direction of social mobility, the movement of an individual between social classes over his/her life-course...
  6. ncbi Social mobility and social accumulation across the life course in relation to adult overweight and obesity: the Whitehall II study
    A Heraclides
    Department of Epidemiologyand Public Health, University College LondonMedical School, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:714-9. 2010
    b>Social mobility (movement up or down the social hierarchy) and social accumulation (accumulating social advantage or disadvantage) across the life course have been shown to affect adult health...
  7. ncbi Social mobility and health in the Turin longitudinal study
    Mario Cardano
    Department of Social Sciences, University of Turin, 50 Via S Ottavio, Torino 10124, Italy
    Soc Sci Med 58:1563-74. 2004
    ..which suggests there is a casual link between the health status of individuals and their chances of social mobility, both inter- and intra-generational...
  8. ncbi Financial loss in pyramid savings schemes, downward social mobility and acute coronary syndrome in transitional Albania
    G Burazeri
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Tirana, Albania
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:620-6. 2008
    ..The authors' aim was to assess the association of financial loss and social mobility with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) 6-9 years after the precipitous collapse.
  9. ncbi Does intergenerational social mobility among men affect cardiovascular mortality? A population-based register study from Sweden
    Sanna Tiikkaja
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 36:619-28. 2008
    ..The aim here is to examine the relation between childhood and adulthood class as well as the role of unique intergenerational social mobility trajectories in such mortality.
  10. pmc Is intergenerational social mobility related to the type and amount of physical activity in mid-adulthood? Results from the 1946 British birth cohort study
    Richard J Silverwood
    Department of Non communicable Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 22:487-98. 2012
    Greater levels of leisure-time or moderate-vigorous physical activity have consistently been found in those with greater socioeconomic position (SEP). Less is known about the effects of intergenerational social mobility.
  11. pmc Breast feeding and intergenerational social mobility: what are the mechanisms?
    A Sacker
    Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 98:666-71. 2013
    To investigate the association between breast feeding and intergenerational social mobility and the possible mediating role of neurological and stress mechanisms.
  12. pmc Breast feeding in infancy and social mobility: 60-year follow-up of the Boyd Orr cohort
    Richard M Martin
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:317-21. 2007
    ..To assess the association of having been breast fed with social class mobility between childhood and adulthood...
  13. ncbi Can we disentangle life course processes of accumulation, critical period and social mobility? An analysis of disadvantaged socio-economic positions and myocardial infarction in the Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program
    Johan Hallqvist
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm 171 76, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 58:1555-62. 2004
    ..confounding between accumulation and possibly more complex combinations of critical periods of exposure and social mobility. The objective of this paper is to investigate the possibility of distinguishing between these alternatives...
  14. ncbi Women's body dissatisfaction, social class, and social mobility
    Lindsay McLaren
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, G230 Health Sciences Building, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alta T2N 4N1, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 58:1575-84. 2004
    ..class, and no attention has been paid to the social class of her family of origin or to intergenerational social mobility. In the present research 912 54-year-old women from a prospective birth cohort study provided self-report ..
  15. ncbi Trends in educational assortative marriage from 1940 to 2003
    Christine R Schwartz
    Department of Sociology, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
    Demography 42:621-46. 2005
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  16. pmc Central and total obesity in middle aged men and women in relation to lifetime socioeconomic status: evidence from a national birth cohort
    C Langenberg
    MRC National Survey of Health and Development, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:816-22. 2003
    ..To investigate the influence of social class in childhood, young adulthood and middle age, and intergenerational mobility, on adult central and total obesity...
  17. pmc Influence of life course socioeconomic position on older women's health behaviors: findings from the British Women's Heart and Health Study
    Hilary C Watt
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Am J Public Health 99:320-7. 2009
    ..We examined the association between health behaviors and socioeconomic status (SES) in childhood and adult life...
  18. ncbi Obesity in young adulthood is related to social mobility among Swedish men
    Nina E K Karnehed
    Child and Adolescent Public Health Epidemiology Group, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:654-8. 2008
    Several studies have shown an inverse relationship between obesity and social status. The aim of this longitudinal study was to disentangle the relationship between BMI and social mobility between generations.
  19. ncbi [Analysis for the impact of adulthood and childhood socioeconomic positions and intergenerational social mobility on adulthood health]
    Jae Hee Seo
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 43:138-50. 2010
    ..models for the effects of the childhood social environment on adult health: the critical period model, the social mobility model, and the cumulative risk model...
  20. pmc Invited commentary: Physical activity over the life course--whose behavior changes, when, and why?
    Kirsten Corder
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1078-81; discussion 1082-3. 2009
    ..Determinants of behavior change, including the effects of socioeconomic position and social mobility on physical activity and fitness, are likely to change constantly throughout life, but it is largely unknown ..
  21. ncbi Life course social mobility and risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancer in men
    N Schmeisser
    Bremen Institute for Prevention Research and Social Medicine, Linzer Strasse 10, Bremen, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:173-82. 2010
    The aim of this study was to explore associations between social mobility and tumours of the upper aero-digestive tract (UADT), focussing on life-course transitions in social prestige (SP) based on occupational history...
  22. ncbi Health selection: the role of inter- and intra-generational mobility on social inequalities in health
    Orly Manor
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, The Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical Organization, PO Box 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 57:2217-27. 2003
    ..The effect of health selection on the social gradient was variable, of modest size and cannot be regarded as a major explanation for inequalities in health in early adulthood...
  23. pmc Social mobility over the lifecourse and self reported mental health at age 50: prospective cohort study
    Paul A Tiffin
    Paediatric and Lifecourse Epidemiology Research Group, School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, University of Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:870-2. 2005
    ..To investigate the effect of socioeconomic status throughout the lifecourse on self reported mental health at age 50 years...
  24. ncbi Early childhood development and social mobility
    W Steven Barnett
    National Institute for Early Education Research, Rutgers University, USA
    Future Child 16:73-98. 2006
    Steven Barnett and Clive Belfield examine the effects of preschool education on social mobility in the United States...
  25. ncbi Social mobility and self-reported limiting long-term illness among West Indian and South Asian migrants living in England and Wales
    Seeromanie Harding
    Medical Research Unit, Social and Public Health Sciences, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:355-61. 2003
    This study examined the relationship between social mobility and self-reported limiting long-term illness (LLTI) in West Indian and South Asian migrants in England and Wales present at the 1971, 1981 and 1991 Censuses in the Office for ..
  26. ncbi Can large relative mortality differences between socio-economic groups among Swedish men be explained by risk indicator-associated social mobility?
    Tomas Hemmingsson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm and National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 15:518-22. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the role of risk indicator-associated social mobility (from childhood through to adulthood) in socio-economic mortality differences among Swedish men aged 35-50 ..
  27. pmc Cumulative social class and mortality from various causes of adult men
    T H Pensola
    Population Research Unit, Department of Sociology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:745-51. 2003
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the cumulative effect of social class at childhood and adulthood on mortality from various causes of death in young adult men...
  28. ncbi Social mobility, marital status, and mortality risk in an adult life course perspective: the Malmö Preventive Project
    Peter M Nilsson
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 33:412-23. 2005
    ..Adverse social factors predict increased mortality. This study aimed to assess the influence of social class and marital status on mortality, adding an adult life course perspective...
  29. ncbi Children's health and social mobility
    Anne Case
    Princeton University, Research Program in Development Studies, USA
    Future Child 16:151-73. 2006
    ..The next wave of policies should focus on improving the quality of health care and strengthening the ability of parents to manage their children's health problems...
  30. ncbi Social mobility: evidence that it can widen health inequalities
    Paul J Boyle
    School of Geography and Geosciences, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland KY16 9ST, UK
    Soc Sci Med 68:1835-42. 2009
    ..A common conclusion is that social mobility constrains, rather than widens, social class health inequalities...
  31. ncbi Alcohol consumption behaviours and social mobility in men and women of the Midspan Family study
    Carole L Hart
    Public Health and Health Policy, Division of Community Based Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 44:332-6. 2009
    The aim of this study was to investigate relationships between alcohol consumption and social mobility in a cohort study in Scotland.
  32. ncbi [From the memoirs of the middle classes (Czech Lands, 1935-45)]
    Jiri Matejcek
    Slezsky Sb 100:181-90. 2002
  33. ncbi Stockholm Birth Cohort Study 1953-2003: a new tool for life-course studies
    Sten Ake Stenberg
    Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 35:104-10. 2007
    ..To create a new tool for life-course studies of health outcomes as well as social outcomes...
  34. ncbi San Sebastián: the social and political effects of sugar mill closure in Mexico
    Kathy Powell
    Department of Political Science and Sociology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway, Republic of Ireland
    New Solut 17:41-52. 2007
    ..This article reports on the impact of the mill closure on the livelihoods of former mill worker families in the community of San Sebastián and offers some observations on their responses to the situation...
  35. ncbi The household registration system and social stratification in China: 1955-1996
    Xiaogang Wu
    Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Demography 41:363-84. 2004
    ..Transforming one's hukou status from rural to urban is a central aspect of upward social mobility. Using data from a 1996 national probability sample, we show that education and membership in the Chinese ..
  36. ncbi Cognitive ability and occupational status in a British cohort
    K Thienpont
    Department of Population Studies, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Biosoc Sci 36:333-49. 2004
    The relation between individual trait differences, social mobility and social structure is central to social biology...
  37. pmc Lifelong socioeconomic trajectory and premature mortality (35-65 years) in France: findings from the GAZEL Cohort Study
    M Melchior
    INSERM U687 IFR69, St Maurice, France
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:937-44. 2006
    ..However, there are virtually no data from other countries and few investigations have examined non-cardiovascular mortality in men and women...
  38. ncbi Neighbourhood inequalities in health and health-related behaviour: results of selective migration?
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Place 13:123-37. 2007
    ..Over 10 years of follow-up, selective migration will hardly contribute to neighbourhood inequalities in health and health-related behaviour...
  39. ncbi Making health continuous: implications of different methods on the measurement of inequality
    Ann Lecluyse
    Department of Economics, Faculty of Applied Economics, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Health Econ 15:99-104. 2006
    ..We found that the concentration index differs, but the income-related health mobility index and its decomposition are highly similar...
  40. pmc Similar support for three different life course socioeconomic models on predicting premature cardiovascular mortality and all-cause mortality
    Maria Rosvall
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 6:203. 2006
    ..three broad conceptual models for the impact of the social environment on adult disease: the critical period, social mobility, and cumulative life course models...
  41. ncbi Intragenerational mobility and mortality in Oslo: social selection versus social causation
    Bjorgulf Claussen
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, P O Box 1130 Blindern, N 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 61:2513-20. 2005
    ..A corresponding pattern was found for those moving downwards. Thus, social mobility may increase or constrict the social class mortality divide...
  42. ncbi Race, gender, and marriage: destination selection during the Great Migration
    Katherine J Curtis White
    Center for Demography and Ecology, 3456 Social Science Building, 1180 Observatory Drive, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706 1393, USA
    Demography 42:215-41. 2005
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  43. pmc Maternal upward socioeconomic mobility and black-white disparities in infant birthweight
    Cynthia G Colen
    Columbia University, Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2032-9. 2006
    ..We estimate the extent to which upward socioeconomic mobility limits the probability that Black and White women who spent their childhoods in or near poverty will give birth to a low-birthweight baby...
  44. ncbi Intergenerational social mobility: the United States in comparative perspective
    Emily Beller
    University of California, Berkeley USA
    Future Child 16:19-36. 2006
    Emily Beller and Michael Hout examine trends in U.S. social mobility, especially as it relates to the degree to which a person's income or occupation depends on his or her parents' background and to the independent contribution of ..
  45. ncbi The role of higher education in social mobility
    Robert Haveman
    University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    Future Child 16:125-50. 2006
    Most Americans expect the nation's colleges and universities to promote the goal of social mobility to make it possible for anyone with ability and motivation to succeed...
  46. pmc Life course measures of socioeconomic position and self reported health at age 50: prospective cohort study
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:1028-9. 2004
  47. ncbi [Characterisation and measurement of social position in epidemiologic studies]
    C Ribet
    Unité mixte 687, Inserm Cmants, Saint Maurice, France
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 55:285-95. 2007
    ..No socioeconomic indicator is better than the others or adequate in all study contexts...
  48. ncbi Intergenerational class mobility in contemporary Britain: political concerns and empirical findings
    John H Goldthorpe
    Nuffield College, Oxford
    Br J Sociol 58:525-46. 2007
    In Britain in recent years social mobility has become a topic of central political concern, primarily as a result of the effort made by New Labour to make equality of opportunity rather than equality of condition a focus of policy...
  49. ncbi Inter-generation social mobility modifies framingham risk score in Polish middle-aged men, but not in women
    Ewa Anita Jankowska
    Cardiology Department, Military Hospital, Wrocław, Poland
    J Biosoc Sci 40:401-12. 2008
    ..However, the significance of inter-generation social mobility for general health status still remains equivocal...
  50. ncbi Measuring social inequalities in health--politics or science?
    Gunnel Bostrom
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 31:211-5. 2003
    ..The focus is on whether the results may be influenced by the choice of outcome measure, the choice of social groups or by changes in the composition of social groups over time...
  51. ncbi Ideal types, stereotypes and classes
    Kenneth Prandy
    Cardiff University School of Social Sciences
    Br J Sociol 53:583-601. 2002
    ..An alternative 'research programme' to that of class analysis is presented, based on measures of stratification arrangements that are more closely linked to the reproducing structure of inequalities...
  52. pmc Does personality explain social inequalities in mortality? The French GAZEL cohort study
    Hermann Nabi
    INSERM U687 IFR69, Hôpital Paul Brousse, Villejuif 94807, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:591-602. 2008
    ..We aim to quantify the contribution of personality measures to the associations between SEP and mortality...
  53. ncbi Risk factors in the Midspan family study by social class in childhood and adulthood
    Carole Hart
    Public Health and Health Policy, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:604-14. 2008
    ..Often the childhood information is retrospective and liable to bias. We use data from a family study of two generations of adults to investigate the effects of social class in childhood, adulthood and social mobility on risk factors.
  54. pmc Socioeconomic position in childhood and adulthood and insulin resistance: cross sectional survey using data from British women's heart and health study
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR
    BMJ 325:805. 2002
    ..To assess the associations between childhood and adulthood social class and insulin resistance...
  55. ncbi [Social status and marriage within the medical profession]
    Marianne Nordli Hansen
    Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi Universitetet i Oslo Postboks 1096 Blindern 0317 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:1881-4. 2002
    ..e. that many physicians marry another physician. The question raised here is whether social status--level of academic performance and social origin--influences the probability of finding a partner within the profession...
  56. ncbi Women and class structure in contemporary Japan
    S Shirahase
    National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, Tokyo
    Br J Sociol 52:391-408. 2001
    ..This asymmetry in the effect of the husband's class and of the wife's class on class identification is related not only to gender inequality within the labour market but also to the division of labour by gender within the household...
  57. ncbi Educational homogamy in Ireland and Britain: trends and patterns
    Brendan Halpin
    Department of Government and Society, University of Limerick
    Br J Sociol 54:473-96. 2003
    ..Instead, our results are better understood in terms of Mare's (1991) life course argument that homogamy is inversely related to the time-gap between school departure and first marriage...
  58. ncbi Residential mobility and gateway drug use among Hispanic adolescents in the U.S.: evidence from a national survey
    Doohee Lee
    Health Care Administration and Public Health, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio 44114, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:799-806. 2007
    ..We also found that frequent residential relocation, females, and older teenagers (14-1714, 15, 16, 17) are risk factors of gateway drug use among Hispanic adolescents...
  59. ncbi Commentary: Socioeconomic position and common mental disorders: what do we need to know?
    Petros Skapinakis
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:786-8. 2007
  60. ncbi Occupation and schizophrenia in a Xhosa population--a variant of the social drift theory?
    Sandra Brink
    S Afr Med J 94:42. 2004
  61. ncbi Illicit drug abuse in second-generation immigrants: a register study in a national cohort of Swedish residents
    Anders Hjern
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 32:40-6. 2004
    ..This study investigates ethnic and socioeconomic risk factors for hospital admissions related to illicit drug abuse in second-generation immigrants in Sweden...
  62. ncbi Spenser, race, and Ireland
    Jean Feerick
    Engl Lit Renaiss 32:85-117. 2002
  63. ncbi Social capital and social exclusion in England and Wales (1972-1999)
    Yaojun Li
    The Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research, Manchester University
    Br J Sociol 54:497-526. 2003
    ..This paper explores trends in participation in England and Wales since 1972 using data from the Social Mobility Inquiry of 1972 and the British Household Panel Survey of 1992 and 1999...
  64. ncbi Alcohol intake and its correlates in a transitional predominantly Muslim population in southeastern Europe
    Genc Burazeri
    Department of International Health, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Addict Behav 35:706-13. 2010
    ..Our aim was to assess alcohol consumption and its correlates in Albania, a predominantly Muslim though largely secular Southeast European republic in transition from rigidly structured socialism to a market-oriented system...
  65. ncbi The problems of relative deprivation: why some societies do better than others
    Richard G Wilkinson
    Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:1965-78. 2007
    ..among school children, the proportion of the population imprisoned, drug overdose mortality and low social mobility. That ill health and a wide range of other social problems associated with social status within societies are ..
  66. ncbi Claimed walking distance of lower limb amputees
    Jan H B Geertzen
    Department of Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 27:101-4. 2005
    Walking ability in general and specifically for lower limb amputees is of major importance for social mobility and ADL independence. Walking determines prosthesis prescription...
  67. pmc The relationship between prior psychiatric disorder and chronic fatigue: evidence from a national birth cohort study
    S B Harvey
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK
    Psychol Med 38:933-40. 2008
    ..We aimed to test the hypothesis that individuals with self-reported CFS/ME have increased levels of psychiatric disorder prior to the onset of their fatigue symptoms...
  68. ncbi Accounting for Irish Catholic ill health in Scotland: a qualitative exploration of some links between 'religion', class and health
    Patricia Walls
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow
    Sociol Health Illn 26:527-56. 2004
    ..paper considers whether the competence of Catholics or Catholic cultural factors are implicated in thwarting social mobility among Catholics or, alternatively, whether institutional sectarianism is involved...
  69. ncbi The cultural dynamics of rewarding honesty and punishing deception
    Cynthia S Wang
    National University of Singapore Business School, Singapore
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 36:1529-42. 2010
    ..Experiments 2 and 3 revealed that these divergent patterns by culture could be explained by greater social mobility experienced by Americans...
  70. ncbi Social mobility and psychiatric disabilities: an assessment of the social causation and social selection hypotheses
    Hyun Uk Shin
    Department of Rehabilitation, Jeonju University, Korea
    Tohoku J Exp Med 222:23-31. 2010
    b>Social mobility is the movement of individuals, families and groups from one social position to another...
  71. pmc Diabetes and coronary heart disease in Filipino-American women: role of growth and life-course socioeconomic factors
    Claudia Langenberg
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0607, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:535-41. 2007
    ..and the prevalence of diabetes and coronary heart disease (CHD) in Filipino-American women and to determine the role of social and educational differences, including the influence of social mobility between childhood and adulthood.
  72. ncbi Understanding hard-core drug use among urban Puerto Rican women in high-risk neighborhoods
    Margarita Alegria
    Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR 00936 5067, Puerto Rico
    Addict Behav 29:643-64. 2004
    ..Therefore, prevention programs for HCD use must consider strategies to promote social mobility and empowerment and to mitigate violence against women.
  73. ncbi But the kids are okay: motherhood, consumption and sex work in neo-liberal Latin America
    Megan Rivers-Moore
    Women and Gender Studies Institute, University of Toronto
    Br J Sociol 61:716-36. 2010
    ..It also suggests that sex workers may very well be the quintessential subjects of neo-liberalism in Latin America, in their embrace of entrepreneurial work and consumption...
  74. ncbi Intelligence and class mobility in the British population
    Daniel Nettle
    Departments of Psychology and Biological Sciences, The Open University, UK
    Br J Psychol 94:551-61. 2003
    ..The study reveals an apparently high level of social mobility and meritocracy in contemporary Britain.
  75. ncbi Humphry Davy: science and social mobility
    D M Knight
    Dept of Philosophy, University of Durham, UK
    Endeavour 24:165-9. 2000
    ..In his last two years, spent wandering lonely and sickly in Italy and the Alps, he sought to make sense of his life, writing dialogues as his bequest to the new generation...
  76. ncbi Women, nursing, and baccalaureate education in 20th century America
    Patricia D'Antonio
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 36:379-84. 2004
    ..To analyze the social meaning of the American system of education for nursing practice...
  77. ncbi Identity and transculture in Vice Versa
    Alessandra Renzi
    Free University, Berlin, Germany
    Coll Antropol 28:109-13. 2004
    ..It assumes that identity is negotiated between individuals, that language and ethnicity are key factors for social mobility and symbolic power on the marketplace, and that these function through hegemony...
  78. ncbi Longitudinal study of socio-economic differences in mortality among South Asian and West Indian migrants
    S Harding
    Centre for Public Health Monitoring, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Ethn Health 6:121-8. 2001
    ..To examine socio-economic differences in mortality of South Asian and West Indian migrants...
  79. ncbi Life-course approaches to inequalities in adult chronic disease risk
    George Davey Smith
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 66:216-36. 2007
    ..of the particular manner in which timing in relation to physical growth, reproduction, infection, social mobility, behavioural transitions etc...
  80. ncbi [Long-term results after carotid reconstruction in patients with completed stroke caused by cerebrovascular occlusive disease]
    A Ommer
    Klinik für Gefässchirurgie und Nierentransplantation, der Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 127:370-5. 2002
    ..Long-term results after carotid reconstruction in patients with completed stroke caused by cerebrovascular occlusive disease...
  81. ncbi Trajectories of socioeconomic status across children's lifetime predict health
    Edith Chen
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 W Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Pediatrics 120:e297-303. 2007
    ..This study tested how various models of childhood socioeconomic status (accumulation, change, variability, and critical periods of family income) would predict health outcomes at a final time point in childhood...
  82. ncbi Breast screening practices among Russian immigrant women in Israel
    L I Remennick
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Women Health 28:29-51. 1999
    ..the cognitions and practice are suggested: (a) immigrants' low health motivation, reflecting their downward social mobility and preoccupation with resettlement problems; (b) low self-efficacy and external locus of control over health ..
  83. pmc John Henryism and self-reported physical health among high-socioeconomic status African American men
    Vence L Bonham
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:737-8. 2004
    ..between John Henryism (the strong behavioral predisposition to directly confront barriers to upward social mobility) and self-reported physical health status...
  84. ncbi Preventive behavior among recent immigrants: Russian-speaking women and cancer screening in Israel
    L I Remennick
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 48:1669-84. 1999
    ..cognition and practice are suggested: (a) the immigrants' low health motivation, reflecting their downward social mobility and preoccupation with resettlement problems; (b) low self-efficacy and external locus of control over health,..
  85. ncbi Socioeconomic status in childhood and adulthood: associations with dispositional optimism and pessimism over a 21-year follow-up
    Kati Heinonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Pers 74:1111-26. 2006
    ..b>Social mobility between SES of family of origin and current SES also influenced the scores...
  86. ncbi Is attachment style a source of resilience against health inequalities at work?
    Mel Bartley
    University College London, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 64:765-75. 2007
    ..As it is not strongly related to parents' social class, it can be argued that attachment style has acted as a source of upward social mobility which is also likely to reinforce better health in later life.
  87. ncbi Assessing social differences in overweight among 15- to 16-year-old ethnic Norwegians from Oslo by register data and adolescent self-reported measures of socio-economic status
    N Lien
    Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:30-8. 2007
    ..To determine to what extent self-reported and objective data on socio-economic status (SES) are associated with overweight/obesity among 15 to 16-year-old ethnic Norwegians...
  88. ncbi Sociopolitical development, work salience, and vocational expectations among low socioeconomic status African American, Latin American, and Asian American youth
    Matthew A Diemer
    Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1034, USA
    Dev Psychol 46:619-35. 2010
    ..Given the impact of adolescent career development on adult occupational attainment, SPD may also foster social mobility among youth constrained by an inequitable opportunity structure.
  89. ncbi Socioeconomic deprivation and asthma prevalence and severity in young adolescents
    M A Poyser
    Dept of Environmental and Geographical Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Eur Respir J 19:892-8. 2002
    ..The impact of social mobility on asthma, including reporting of symptoms, deserves closer study.
  90. ncbi Social mobility and social capital in contemporary Britain
    Yaojun Li
    Institute for Social Change, Manchester University
    Br J Sociol 59:391-411. 2008
    ..contribute to social capital research by linking measures of formal and informal forms of social capital to social mobility trajectories and assessing their impact on social trust...
  91. ncbi Political attitudes, social participation and social mobility: a longitudinal analysis
    Lindsay Paterson
    School of Education, University of Edinburgh
    Br J Sociol 59:413-34. 2008
    ..participation which have underpinned the welfare-state democracies have depended on large amounts of upward social mobility. The demographic heterogeneity of the service class, according to this view, induced in them a willingness to ..
  92. ncbi Life course influences on quality of life in early old age
    D Blane
    Department of Social Science and Medicine, Imperial College London, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:2171-9. 2004
    ..The implication for policy is that disadvantage during childhood and adulthood does not preclude good quality of life in early old age...
  93. ncbi Neither colorblind nor oppositional: perceived minority status and trajectories of academic adjustment among Latinos in elite higher education
    Deborah Rivas-Drake
    Department of Education, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Dev Psychol 45:642-51. 2009
    As more Latinos experience upward social mobility, it is increasingly necessary to challenge oppositional cultural assumptions to explain how perceived minority status barriers may influence their academic achievement...
  94. pmc Downward social mobility and major depressive episodes among Latino and Asian-American immigrants to the United States
    Emily J Nicklett
    Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:793-801. 2009
    The authors analyzed the association between downward social mobility in subjective social status among 3,056 immigrants to the United States and the odds of a major depressive episode...
  95. ncbi Master of the master gland: Choh Hao Li, the University of California, and science, migration, and race
    Benjamin C Zulueta
    Dept of Asian American Studies and Dept of History, Univ of California, Santa Barbara
    Hist Stud Nat Sci 39:129-70. 2009
    ..S. government, with influential members of the international scientific community, and with representatives of the University of California, Berkeley...
  96. ncbi Reflections on the meritocracy debate in Britain: a response to Richard Breen and John Goldthorpe
    Peter Saunders
    Centre for Independent Studies Sydney, University of Sussex
    Br J Sociol 53:559-74. 2002
    ..Based on these results, the paper identifies three core propositions about meritocracy in Britain on which all parties to this debate should now be able to agree...
  97. ncbi Familial impact of imprisonment and the community specialist practitioner
    Tracey Hardy
    University of Huddersfield
    Community Pract 83:21-4. 2010
    ..when someone receives a custodial sentence are significant and include physical and emotional loss, loss of social mobility and income stability, stigmatisation, stress and anxiety...
  98. ncbi [Income differences in health and life expectancy--cross-sectional and longitudinal findings of the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP)]
    T Lampert
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin
    Gesundheitswesen 68:219-30. 2006
    ..Furthermore, work environment and job-specific influences, stress burdens and reactions, social comparison processes and disease-induced processes of declining social mobility and social exclusion are discussed as possible explanations.
  99. ncbi A life-course perspective on economic stress and tobacco smoking: a population-based study
    Martin Lindstrom
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Addiction 108:1305-14. 2013
    To investigate the associations between economic stress in childhood and adulthood and tobacco smoking, with reference to the accumulation, critical period and social mobility hypotheses from life-course epidemiology.
  100. ncbi Revitalising the Metropolit 1953 Danish male birth cohort: background, aims and design
    Merete Osler
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:385-94. 2004
    ..These boys were the study population of a sociological investigation conducted with the aim of describing social mobility. At age 12 years, 9537 of these cohort members completed a questionnaire in school, which included cognitive ..
  101. ncbi Parent's social status and children's nutrition influence on the university entrance of young adults in the last two decades in Brazil
    Larissa Galastri Baraldi
    Public Health School, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Bras Epidemiol 17:116-25. 2014
    The analysis of social indicators and health status of parents and children is a preferred way to estimate the potential for social mobility in different societies or different periods in the same society.

Research Grants20

  1. Modeling Spatial and Family Factors in the Transmission of Wealth
    ALICE BEE KASAKOFF; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will examine the extent to which social mobility was possible over generations in a changing economy where people were leaving farming to move to urban areas ..
  2. Race/Ethnicity, Poverty, and Connection Between Child Health and Early Education
    ROBERT L CROSNOE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and economic gaps in educational attainment in the early life course that forecast increasing inequalities in social mobility, morbidity, and mortality in adulthood...
  3. Socioeconomic gradient in CHD in early old age
    Michael G Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..position and the psychosocial environment with CHD in early old age;(3) to determine the extent to which social mobility in adulthood contributes to the post-work CHD gradient;and (4) to examine variants in cardiometabolic genes ..
  4. Dynamic relationship of BMI and SES over the life cycle and between generations
    Virginia W Chang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..people can actively invest in their weight status not only for health reasons, but for the purposes of social mobility. This project integrates nationally representative longitudinal data to investigate both processes in dynamic ..
  5. Economic Restructuring and Social Mobility in Japan
    Wei hsin Yu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..changes in employment stability and income distribution with data from the Social Stratification and Social Mobility Survey (SSM)...
  6. Early School Transitions of Immigrants' Children
    JENNIFER GLICK; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Others offer a more optimistic view suggesting immigrant parents seek to promote their children's social mobility through formal schooling in the United States...
  7. Early-life conditions, Social Mobility and Longevity
    George Alter; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This project brings together appropriate longitudinal data for four European countries in a comparative analysis of these issues. ..
  8. SOCIAL MOBILITY, RACE, & WOMEN'S MENTAL HEALTH
    Elizabeth Higginbotham; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ....
  9. Growing Up Mobile in a Rural Trailer Park
    KATHERINE MACTAVISH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..and factors most salient to the construction of developmental pathways that support a trajectory toward social mobility among poor, largely white, European-American rural children and youth...
  10. CHILDLESSNESS AND THE ONE-CHILD FAMILY
    GORDON DE JONG; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Consequences of occupational and income aspirations and achievement, life satisfactions, drive for social mobility, and social participation are available in the last data set...
  11. MIGRATION, LIFE CYCLE AND SOCIAL MOBILITY--1966-1976
    MICHAEL TONEY; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..data to study migration patterns and their relationship to individual attributes and to life cycle and social mobility for young adult males...
  12. PSYCHOSOCIAL EFFECTS OF DRUG USE IN A U.S. POPULATION
    PAUL LAFFAN; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Jamaica study, but conducted in an American context, taking more recent findings from other research areas into consideration, and achieving limited and manageable focus by articulating a specific concern, for example, social mobility.
  13. TRENDS IN SES ACHIEVEMENT ACROSS THE LIFE COURSE
    Robert Hauser; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..a base of data, findings, and methods that will lead (with supplementary funding) to a SIPP supplement in 1989 that will provide measurements of social mobility that will be strictly comparable with those in the 1973 OCG survey.
  14. Rural women breast cancer survivors
    B Bettencourt; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Furthermore the proposed study will provide the foundation for a long-term research program for understanding cancer survivorship among rural people. ..
  15. Socioeconomic Status, Stress & Asthma Biological Markers
    Edith Chen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results from this project will allow us to begin developing models of how the larger social environment comes to affect a child's clinical course of asthma. ..
  16. The Effects of Community Social and Built Environment on Physical Activity
    Ming Wen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..the community level?; and 5) How are the above relationships sensitive to geographic aggregation levels of community? What are the most appropriate aggregation levels relevant to physical activity? [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Socioeconomics Status&Respiratory/Cardiovascular Health
    Edith Chen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These analyses could have implications for how to time interventions to reduce health disparities in children, and for understanding the mediators that drive the relationship between SES and childhood health. ..
  18. Spatial and Temporal Effects in Population Processes
    KATHERINE CURTIS WHITE; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  19. Maternal overnutrition and offspring fat mass, metabolic and vascular function.
    Debbie Lawlor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  20. Trauma, Stress, and Mental Health in South Africa
    David Williams; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....