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vertical mobility

n
(Sociology) sociol the movement of individuals or groups to positions in society that involve a change in class, status, and power. Compare horizontal mobility See also upward mobility, downward mobility

ver′tical mobil′ity



n.
movement from one social level to a higher one (upward mobility) or a lower one (downward mobility).
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Tenders are invited for the purpose of the contract is the drafting of a basic and execution project, as well as the direction of the works for the improvement of the vertical mobility of the media-tic building.
The mix of growing Hindu extremism and the existence of large religious and cultural minorities in India becomes explosive considering the fact that while Islam teaches human equality and brotherhood, Hinduism is based on the impregnable division of the society into castes barring vertical mobility. Those born in the lower strata of the society are condemned to accept their exploitation at the hands of the people in the higher castes without protest and any possibility of improving their lot.
The establishment of horizontal and vertical mobility between general education and TVET and within the TVET system can attract additional youth in TVET institutions.
Aston Martin EVP and chief creative officer Marek Reichman added: "We are at the beginning of a new generation of urban transportation, vertical mobility is no longer a fantasy.
Chief Minister said his government gave a uniform Upgradation policy for all government employees and serving within a grade for ten consecutive times would establish the claim for vertical mobility.
Porsche Consulting believes vertical mobility offers mankind a serious shot at turning the dream of flying into a reality for everyone, and inspection, goods, and passenger services have the potential to become a global market worth USD 74 billion.
Porsche Consulting states that vertical mobility offers mankind a serious shot at turning the dream of flying into a reality for everyone, and inspection, goods, and passenger services have the potential to become a global market worth USD 74 bn.
Transportation allows for horizontal mobility, making the physical movement of people and goods from point to point simpler and, more enduringly, it allows for vertical mobility, uplifting women's conditions by providing an avenue for them to strategically address their needs, Abaya said.
" The vertical mobility scheme would mean that as soon as soldiers retire after 17 years of service and enter the civilian street they would automatically be armed with a bachelor's degree.
Vertical Mobility Management Architectures in Wireless Networks: A Comprehensive Survey and Future Directions,"IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, 14(1).
* Path B: Non-academic vertical mobility, meaning an initial nonacademic vocational training was followed by additional training, primarily for mid-level positions such as technicians, master craftsmen and business administrators.