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The mobility problem in Britain: new findings from the analysis of birth cohort data

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Social mobility is now a matter of greater political concern in Britain than at any time previously. However, the data available for the determination of mobility trends are less adequate today than two or three decades ago. It is widely believed in political and in media circles that social mobility is in decline. But the evidence so far available from sociological research, focused on intergenerational class mobility, is not supportive of this view. We present results based on a newly‐const...

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Published
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10.1111/1468-4446.12096

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Economic & Social Research Council
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ES/I038187/1
Publisher:
Wiley
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British Journal of Sociology More from this journal
Volume:
66
Issue:
1
Pages:
93-117
Publication date:
2014-10-22
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1468-4446
ISSN:
0007-1315
Pmid:
25339318
Language:
English
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pubs:488304
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uuid:1cfd087b-615a-4480-b525-5d7c1a76df6a
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2018-10-30

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