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Social mobility

Products In Social mobility (Total Products 27, Showing: 1 -> 20)
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Factfulness
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'A hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases.' BARACK OBAMAThe perfect Christmas gift...
Hillbilly elegy
Our Price: £8.99
A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWaterstones nonfiction Book of the Month (June)A Time Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of 2016SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTUR...

Against meritocracy
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Meritocracy today involves the idea that whatever your social position at birth, society ought to offer enough opportunity and mobility for 'talent' t...
Status in classical Athens
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Ancient Greek literature, Athenian civic ideology, and modern classical scholarship have all worked together to reinforce the idea that there were thr...

Miseducation
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In this book Diane Reay, herself working class turned Cambridge professor, brings Brian Jackson and Dennis Marsden's pioneering Education and the Work...
Inequality and the 1%
Our Price: £8.99
Since the great recession hit in 2008, the 1% has only grown richer while the rest find life increasingly tough. The gap between the haves and the hav...

Rife
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Young people in this country are facing a chasm of doubt and instability. Mental health problems are widespread, university fees are rising, job oppor...
Injustice
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In the five years since the first edition of Injustice there have been devastating increases in poverty, hunger and destitution in the UK. Globally, ...

Social inequality & the politics of representation
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This anthology critically analyzes how cultures around the world make social categories of race, class, gender and sexuality meaningful in particular ...
The pinch
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The baby boom of 1945-65 produced the biggest, richest generation that Britain has ever known. Today, at the peak of their power and wealth, baby bo...

The global auction
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For decades, the idea that more education will lead to greater individual and national prosperity has been a cornerstone of developed economies. Indee...
At the boundaries of homeownership
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In the United States, homeownership is synonymous with economic security and middle-class status. It has played this role in American life for almost ...

Mother Country
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***LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 JHALAK PRIZE***A leading new exploration of the Windrush generation featuring David Lammy, Lenny Henry, Corinne Bailey Rae,...
Factfulness
Our Price: £22.50
The international best-selling phenomenon loved by BARACK OBAMA and BILL GATES in a new and updated illustrated edition'A hopeful book about the poten...

Social theory and social movements
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Social movements are not only a potential challenge to societies, they also challenge social theory. This volume looks at social movements and social ...
Justice and fairness in the city
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With more than half the world's population now living in urban areas, 'fairness' and 'justice' within the city are key concepts in contemporary politi...

Stories from a fractured city
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London today is embattled as rarely before. In a city of enormous wealth, poverty is rampant. The burnt-out hulk of Grenfell Tower stands as an appalling reminder that inequality can be so acute as to be murderous. Here, Claire Armitstead has drawn together fiction, reportage and poetry to capture the schisms defining the contemporary city. With ne
99%
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If you are part of the 99% - and there is a 99% chance that you are - then you are one of the first generation in living memory who can expect to be p...

Social class in the 21st century
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A fresh take on social class from the experts behind the BBC's 'Great British Class Survey'.Why does social class matter more than ever in Britain tod...
Hillbilly elegy
Our Price: £13.49
A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWaterstones nonfiction Book of the Month (June)A Time Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of 2016SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTUR...