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occupational prestige

the subjective evaluation of the ‘social honour’ or ‘standing’ attached to an occupation. Conceptions of occupational prestige play an important part in the construction of OCCUPATIONAL SCALES which are used to measure SOCIAL CLASS and SOCIAL MOBILITY. See also STATUS.
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* Occupational prestige: subjective perceptions of value and respect attached to an occupation, typically studied within sociology by means of rankings gathered from among the general population (e.g.
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