TITLE

Social mobility: the politics, the reality, the alternative

AUTHOR(S)
Boliver, Vikki; Byrne, David
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Soundings (13626620);Winter2013, Issue 55, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses what social mobility means to politicians and academics, and how to achieve a more socially mobile society in Great Britain. Particular focus is given to the difference between absolute social mobility and relative social mobility. It mentions the association between social mobility and inequality, and between education and social mobility. It explains the position of mainstream political parties in Great Britain when it comes to social mobility.
ACCESSION #
92861499

 

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