Child-rearing values: The impact of intergenerational class mobility.

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  • Author(s): Sieben, Inge
  • Source:
    International Sociology. May2017, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p369-390. 22p.
  • Document Type:
    Article
  • Additional Information
    • Subject Terms:
    • Author-Supplied Keywords:
      Child-rearing
      intergenerational mobility
      social class
      values
    • Abstract:
      This study contrasts two theoretical perspectives on the relationship between intergenerational class mobility and child-rearing values. According to the dissociative thesis, which describes social mobility as a disruptive experience leading to insecurity, social isolation, stress and frustration, socially mobile individuals less often prefer community-oriented qualities such as tolerance and respect for other people, unselfishness, good manners and obedience. The beneficiary thesis, on the other hand, predicts that socially mobile individuals have a stronger preference for individual-based values such as hard work, determination, responsibility, independence and thrift. In both cases, these mobility effects are thought to be stronger for more extremely mobile individuals and for downwardly mobile compared with upwardly mobile individuals. However, using Dutch data from the European Values Study 2008, hardly any significant intergenerational mobility effects are found. Maybe intergenerational mobility is not such an extraordinary experience as mobility theory would lead us to believe, or mobile individuals adjust themselves very quickly to their new situation. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
    • Abstract:
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    • Full Text Word Count:
      9146
    • ISSN:
      0268-5809
    • Accession Number:
      10.1177/0268580917693954
    • Accession Number:
      122436948
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      SIEBEN, I. Child-rearing values: The impact of intergenerational class mobility. International Sociology, [s. l.], v. 32, n. 3, p. 369–390, 2017. DOI 10.1177/0268580917693954. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=122436948. Acesso em: 28 out. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Sieben I. Child-rearing values: The impact of intergenerational class mobility. International Sociology. 2017;32(3):369-390. doi:10.1177/0268580917693954
    • APA:
      Sieben, I. (2017). Child-rearing values: The impact of intergenerational class mobility. International Sociology, 32(3), 369–390. https://doi.org/10.1177/0268580917693954
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Sieben, Inge. 2017. “Child-Rearing Values: The Impact of Intergenerational Class Mobility.” International Sociology 32 (3): 369–90. doi:10.1177/0268580917693954.
    • Harvard:
      Sieben, I. (2017) ‘Child-rearing values: The impact of intergenerational class mobility’, International Sociology, 32(3), pp. 369–390. doi: 10.1177/0268580917693954.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Sieben, I 2017, ‘Child-rearing values: The impact of intergenerational class mobility’, International Sociology, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 369–390, viewed 28 October 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Sieben, Inge. “Child-Rearing Values: The Impact of Intergenerational Class Mobility.” International Sociology, vol. 32, no. 3, May 2017, pp. 369–390. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1177/0268580917693954.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Sieben, Inge. “Child-Rearing Values: The Impact of Intergenerational Class Mobility.” International Sociology 32, no. 3 (May 2017): 369–90. doi:10.1177/0268580917693954.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Sieben I. Child-rearing values: The impact of intergenerational class mobility. International Sociology [Internet]. 2017 May [cited 2020 Oct 28];32(3):369–90. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=122436948