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Häuberer, Julia, Jiří Šafr

Subjective Social Distance: Interaction Willingness and Occupational Stimuli

Häuberer, Julia, Jiří Šafr. 2008. „Subjective Social Distance: Interaction Willingness and Occupational Stimuli.“ Pp. 21-30 in Šafr, Jiří, Julia Häuberer (eds.). Social Distances and Stratification: Social Space in the Czech Republic. Sociologické studie / Sociological Studies 08:4. Praha: Sociologický ústav AV ČR, v.v.i. 108 s. ISBN 978-80-7330-159-0.

The monograph deals with stratification by means of interaction distances: analyses of Bogardus scale for occupational categories / friendship patterns and in-depth interviews. We pursue 1. homophily (like-me) hypothesis, 2. existence of subjective social class boundaries, 3. images of occupations and the society; and using qualitative analysis 4. the perception of social classes and 5. how people distinguish and distance themselves from or identify with these categories/classes.

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