Asked by Bui Diem Hang (K13_HN) on Apr 28, 2024



A reporter who covers the police beat at a newspaper changes careers. She becomes an editor of nonfiction books and is paid the same salary as she was at the newspaper. What has she experienced?

A) structural mobility
B) intragenerational mobility
C) horizontal social mobility
D) vertical social mobility

Horizontal Social Mobility

The movement of individuals or groups across similar socioeconomic levels without a significant change in social status.

Nonfiction Books

Literary works based on facts, real events, and real people, such as biographies, histories, and essays.

  • Acquire knowledge about the idea and varieties of social mobility, as well as its indicators and effects on community life.

Verified Answer

somaya jannat

May 03, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Horizontal social mobility occurs when an individual moves from one position to another within the same social level or status, which is the case here as the change in jobs did not involve a change in her social hierarchy or salary.