Class and income in Australia

Marks, Gary N., Western, John S. and Western, Mark C. (1989) Class and income in Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Sociology, 25 3: 410-427. doi:10.1177/144078338902500304


Author Marks, Gary N.
Western, John S.
Western, Mark C.
Title Class and income in Australia
Journal name Australian and New Zealand Journal of Sociology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0004-8690
1839-2555
Publication date 1989-11
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1177/144078338902500304
Volume 25
Issue 3
Start page 410
End page 427
Total pages 18
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher Sage Publications
Language eng
Abstract This article presents the findings from an analysis of the relationship between class location and income. The class schemas employed in these analyses derive from the work of Wright, Poulantzas, Carchedi, Barbara and John Ehrenreich and Goldthorpe. In the context of the Australian workforce, individual class location is found to be significantly related to income level. A properly specified causal model incorporating class and other relevant factors can explain between approximately 33 and 37 per cent of the variation of income among Australians in the workforce.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: Institute for Social Science Research - Publications
 
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