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Lieberson, Stanley; Carter, Donna K. – American Sociological Review, 1979
This study compares the representation in "Who's Who in America" of six groups: Blacks, Slavs, Jews, the English, and Scandinavians. Changes in the representation level of each group during the period 1924-1974 are examined. (Author/MC)
Descriptors: Achievement, Anglo Americans, Blacks, Career Ladders
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Tomaskovic-Devey, Barbara; Tomaskovic-Devey, Donald – American Sociological Review, 1988
Proposes a model of ethnic behavior that describes group behavior as constrained by the following aspects of social structure: demographic opportunity, economic opportunity, and cultural heritage. Tests the model by comparing the single ancestry rates of the following ethnic groups: Italian, Polish, Slovak, and Hungarian. (Author/BJV)
Descriptors: Behavioral Science Research, Cultural Background, Demography, Economic Opportunities