The son Also Rises: Surnames and the History of Social Mobility [Audiobook] download free by Gregory Clark

The son Also Rises: Surnames and the History of Social Mobility Audiobook download free by Gregory Clark
  • Listen audiobook: The son Also Rises: Surnames and the History of Social Mobility
  • Author: Gregory Clark
  • Release date: 2014/6/27
  • Publisher: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Business, Finance and Law
  • ISBN: 9780691162546
  • Rating: 9.24 of 10
  • Votes: 874
  • Review by: Esther Lowery
  • Review rating: 7.89 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/25
  • Duration: 4H52M27S in 256 kbps (76.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-18
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, FLAC, MPEG-4 SLS, MP3, WAV, WMA, Musepack (compression TAR.LZO, RAR, ZIP, ISO)
  • Total pages original book: 384
  • Includes a PDF summary of 44 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 34M47S (8.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: How much of our fate is tied to the status of our parents and grandparents? How much does it influence our children? More than we wish to believe. While it has been argued that rigid class structures have eroded in favor of greater social equality, The Son Also Rises proves that movement on the social ladder has changed little over eight centuries. Using a novel technique-tracking family names over generations to measure social mobility across countries and periods-renowned economic historian Gregory Clark reveals that mobility rates are lower than conventionally estimated, do not vary across societies, and are resistant to social policies. Clark examines and compares surnames in such diverse cases as modern Sweden and Qing Dynasty China. He demonstrates how fate is determined by ancestry and that almost all societies have similarly low social mobility rates. Challenging popular assumptions about mobility and revealing the deeply entrenched force of inherited advantage, The Son Also Rises is sure to prompt intense debate for years to come.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Economics, Social & Cultural History, Modern History To 20th Century: C 1700 To C 1900, Social Classes, Medieval History, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, Economic History
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 33.76 USD
  • Dimensions: 157.48x233.68x30.48mm
  • Weight: 652g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New Jersey, United States

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