ERIC Number: EJ191403
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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Ascription versus Achievement in the Attribution of Family Social Status.
Nock, Steven L.; Rossi, Peter H.
American Journal of Sociology, v84 n3 p565-90 Nov 1978, Nov78
Discusses characteristics of family members which influence social standing of the family. Most important characteristics are occupational and educational attainments of husbands and wives. Ascribed characteristics deriving from social origins are also significant. (Author/DB)
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