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Unformatted text preview: 1. Intergenerational Mobility Intergenerational mobility refers to movement (up or down) the social hierarchy by family members. An example here would be a family where the father is a trucker and the sibling becomes a doctor. 2. Exchange Mobility Exchange mobility is where individuals change places with one another in the stratification system For example, if 100 working-class people move upward on the class ladder and, at the same time, 100 middle class people experience downward mobility, sociologists would consider this to be an example of exchange mobility (Henslin, 2004:209)....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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