Gender Equality

The Empirical Research on Gender Income Differences from the Perspective of Occupation Mobility between Generations

Chen Yuting
Department of Sociology, Shanghai Administration Institute
Academic Journal of Jinyang 2016-6

Abstract:This present paper combines the theory of social mobility and the theory of gender stratification, discusses that under the influence of social mobility how the gender income differences. This study based on the data from Shanghai Social Science Research Center`s Survey at Shanghai University in 2012. The results show that there has gender inequality in both occupation mobility and income. On the one hand, women in a disadvantage position in intergenerational occupation mobility. On the other hand, there still have inequality when male and female try to attain the same return from the same position.
Keywords:gender, income, occupation mobility, intergeneration

Paper type:Published