ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Occupational Mobility and Political Development-Some Preliminary Findings

In spite of the crucial importance of occupational mobility not only as an indicator of social change but also as a transmitting agent of new attitudes and behaviour, it is a neglected field of study in India. This paper attempts to make a beginning by focusing on the relationship between occupational mobility and political attitudes. This involves, first, identifying the social sectors that are prone to be occupa- tionally mobile and, second, examining whether or not there are significant differences in political attitudes and behaviour between the occupationally mobile and the non-mobile.

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