Soc 2208_Notes - Soc 2208 10.2.08 Review Beauty effect o...

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Soc 2208 10.2.08 Review… Beauty effect o Sometime husbands looking for “good mother” qualities o Or wives are looking for husbands that would be “supportive” Is the U.S. becoming more open? Depends on class From description to explanation Mobility—purely descriptive Rest of today: focus on education o To what extent does education affect who gets ahead? o To what extent does education dampen or exacerbate effects of origins on destinations? A simple attainment model a/ education as “mechanism” Origins/ family background has an affect on offspring education, and education has an affect on the outcome (class destination) Origins/ family background can direct affect outcome but doesn’t have anything to do with education Trends in educational attainment It isn’t the case that everyone who gets a college degree increases (tend to overestimate) Family Income Effect on Retention Children sometimes enrolled later Estimated Effects of Family Background Income depends on whether or not you complete college Blau/ Duncan Model Fashion for many years to calculate this
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2009 for the course SOC 2208 taught by Professor Weeden during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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