SocialPosition: Social Position Indicators Construction Toolbox

Provides to sociologists (and related scientists) a toolbox to facilitate the construction of social position indicators from survey data. Social position indicators refer to what is commonly known as social class and social status. There exists in the sociological literature many theoretical conceptualisation and empirical operationalization of social class and social status. This first version of the package offers tools to construct the International Socio-Economic Index of Occupational Status (ISEI) and the Oesch social class schema. It also provides tools to convert several occupational classifications (PCS82, PCS03, and ISCO08) into a common one (ISCO88) to facilitate data harmonisation work, and tools to collapse (i.e. group) modalities of social position indicators.

AuthorJulie Falcon (University of Lausanne)
Date of publication2015-07-07 13:01:23
MaintainerJulie Falcon <>
LicenseGPL-2 | GPL-3

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collapse_PCS2003_2l Man page
collapse_PCS2003_3l Man page
collapse_PCS2003_4l Man page
convert_from_ISCO08_to_ISCO88_3d Man page
convert_from_PCS1982_4l_to_PCS2003_4l Man page
convert_from_PCS2003_4l_to_ISCO88_3d Man page
data_ISCO2008 Man page
data_MCH2007 Man page
data_PCS1982 Man page
data_PCS2003_2l Man page
data_PCS2003_3l Man page
data_PCS2003_4l Man page
recode_from_ISCO88_to_ISEI Man page
recode_from_ISCO88_to_Oesch Man page
SocialPosition Man page
SocialPosition-package Man page

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