TITLE

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF OCCUPATIONAL PRESTIGE in Three Western Cultures

AUTHOR(S)
Kunde, Thelma A.; Dawis, Rene V.
PUB. DATE
January 1959
SOURCE
Personnel & Guidance Journal;Jan1959, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p350
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on a comparative study of occupational prestige in Western Germany, the Philippines and the U.S. The studies in Germany and the Philippines are replications of a previous study in done in the U.S. by Deeg and Paterson. A German translation of the Deeg and Paterson questionnaire was used in Germany while the English version was used in the Philippine study. Social status rankings of occupations in the U.S. study correlate +0.94 with those in the Philippine study and +0.91 with those in Germany, while the German rankings correlate +0.94 with the Philippine rankings.
ACCESSION #
24415828

 

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