CASMIN

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CASMINComparative Analysis of Social Mobility in Industrial Nations
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En los ochentas surge el Proyecto CASMIN (Comparative Analisys of Social Movility in Industrial Nations) donde se consolida en estudios transnacionales de estructura de clase y movilidad social (Hernandez de Frutos, 1997; Alonso, 1997; Crompton, 1997).
We examined some of the results from two comparative studies, one using the CASMIN categories, the other using the ISCED categories.
The school-to-work study used the CASMIN educational attainment categories.
This varied use of the CASMIN categories also indicates that it is difficult to sort some countries' indigenous educational credentials into those categories.
In this instance, the British analysts' decisions served to move the British CASMIN category distribution away from that in Germany and closer to that in the United States.
The primary difference between them was the distinction between academic and vocational credentials made in the CASMIN scheme but not in the ISCED scheme.
The CASMIN classification is more sensitive than the ISCED classification because it does make the academic-vocational distinction.
It appears that no standard set of categories can adequately represent all of the important distinctions in educational credentials that are made in Western industrial countries unless it has more categories than are used in the ISCED and CASMIN systems.
Al poner los resultados obtenidos para Venezuela en conjunto con los paises del proyecto CASMIN encontramos que esta situada entre los paises de mayor movilidad, situacion que suele estar relacionada con paises "nuevos" (caso de Estados Unidos y Australia) en los que no existen los efectos de una estructura feudal previa, o paises de industrializacion reciente.
Ha sido ampliamente discutida en la bibliografia la llamada hipotesis FJH que propone que la fluidez social es "basicamente la misma" en los paises industrializados y se ha probado empiricamente con los datos del proyecto CASMIN (Erikson y Goldthorpe, 1992; Carabana, 2002).
Cuadro 3 Comparacion Movilidad Registrada en Venezuela con Paises Proyecto CASMIN y Espana Pais Moviles (%) Casos Eire 53,2 787 Polonia 58,7 14.
CASMIN Project, Institut fur Sozialwissenschaften, Universitat Mannheim.