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A Conceptual Model of Career Occupational Mobility in an Industrializing Society: The Case of Korea

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Authors
Kim, Byoung Kwan
Issue Date
1995-12
Publisher
Population and Development Studies Center, Seoul National University
Citation
Korea Journal of Population and Development, Vol.24 No.2, pp. 319-341
Abstract
This paper purports to analyze the career occupational mobility patterns in Korea. In analyzing the relative mobility patterns which remain after we control for the effects of marginal distributions in the person-year occupational mobility tables, I argue that the conceptual models devised for the study of intergenerational mobility cannot be directly applied to the study of career mobility. Models for the study of career mobility patterns should reflect both labor market perspectives and life history perspectives. A model of career occupational mobility patterns based on six conceptually distinguishable factors, Persistence, Ceiling, Traditional Sector, Nonmanual Occupations, Alternative Channels, and Occupational Distance, is proposed.
Language
English
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/10371/85260
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College of Social Sciences (사회과학대학)Institute for Social Development and Policy Research (사회발전연구소)Development and SocietyKorea Journal of Population and Development Vol.24 No.1/2 (1995)
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