Definitions for vertical mobility

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ver′tical mobil′ity(n.)

  1. movement from one social level to a higher one

    Category: Sociology

    Ref: ( upward mobility ); ( downward mobility ).


  1. Vertical mobility

    Vertical mobility refers to a person or group's movement up or down a status hierarchy. This is commonly referred to as social mobility, yet vertical mobility can also refer to any movement up or down a hierarchy of any kind, not necessarily related to social status in the same way that social mobility is.


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