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Education and Social Mobility Among Residents in Surulere Local Government

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The research work examined education and social mobility among the residents in Surulere Local Government Area, Lagos. Four Research questions and four Research hypotheses guided the study. To achieve this, a non-experimental research design of cross sectional survey method was adopted. The simple random sampling technique was used to select a sample of 200 residents from the age of 30 and above. The descriptive statistics of frequency counts and percentage were used to analyze the demographic data while inferential statistics of Chi-square(x2) was used in testing the research hypotheses. Research findings showed that education influence social mobility. From the tested hypothesis it was found that there is a significant relationship between education and horizontal mobility among the respondents in Surulere Local Government Area, Lagos, there is a significant relationship between the education and career mobility among the respondents in Surulere Local Government Area, Lagos, there is a relationship between education and vertical mobility among the respondents in Surulere Local Government Area, Lagos and there is a relationship between education and intergenerational mobility among the respondents in Surulere Local Government Area, Lagos. The study therefore shows that education plays a very important role in social mobility and often determines a number of life chances, subsequent income, social status and proffers some recommendations towards improving education and social mobility in the Nigerian economy.


Keywords: Education, Horizontal Mobility, Career Mobility, Vertical Mobility, Intergenerational Mobility


TABLE OF CONTENTS 

Title Page                      

i Certification                      

ii Dedication                      

iii Acknowledgement                    

iv Table of Contents                    

v List of Tables                      

viii Abstract                      

ix CHAPTER ONE 

1.1  Background to the Study                

1.2  Statement of the Problem                

1.3  Objectives of the Study                

1.4  Research questions                  

1.5  Research Hypotheses                  

1.6  Scope of the Study                  

1.7  Significance of the Study                

1.8  Definition of Terms                  


CHAPTER TWO 2.1  Introduction                    

2.2  The concept of Social Mobility              

2.2.1  Types of Mobility                  

2.2.2  Systems of Social Mobility                

2.2.3  Factors affecting Social Mobility              

2.2.4  Causes of Social Mobility                 

2.2.5  Positive effects of Social Mobility              

2.2.6  Negative effects of Social Mobility              

2.2.7  An Overview of the Concept of Education            

2.2.8  History of Education in Nigeria              

2.2.9  Education and Social Mobility              


CHAPTER THREE 

3.1  Introduction                    

3.2  Human Capital theory                 

3.2.1  Application of Human Capital theory to the study          

3.3  Screening and Signaling theory              

3.3.1  Application of Screening and Signaling theory to the study        

3.4  Job competition theory                

3.4.1  Application of Job competition theory to the study          


CHAPTER FOUR 

4.1  Introduction                    

4.2  Research Design                  

4.3  Study Location                  

4.4  Study Population                  

4.5  Sampling Technique and Sampling Size            

4.6  Research Instruments                 

4.7  Methods of Data Analysis                

4.8  Ethical Considerations                  


CHAPTER FIVE 

5.1  Introduction                    

5.2  Statistical Analysis                  

5.3  Test of Research Hypotheses               

5.4  Analysis of In-Depth Interview              

5.5  Discussion of findings                

CHAPTER SIX 

6.1  Introduction                    

6.2  Summary of Findings                 

6.3  Conclusion                    

6.4  Recommendations                

REFERENCES                    

INDEPTH INTERVIEW GUIDE                

QUESTIONNAIRE                    

Education and Social Mobility Among Residents in Surulere Local Government

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Project ID SOC0393
Price ₦3,000 ($9)
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    Type Project
    Department Sociology
    Project ID SOC0393
    Price ₦3,000 ($9)
    No of Pages 109 Pages
    Format Microsoft Word

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