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How Inequality Runs in Families: Unfair Advantage and the Limits of Social Mobility / Gideon Calder

Swansea University Author: Gideon, Calder

Abstract

An analysis of how family background shapes the life chances of children in the contemporary UK, and how this relates to questions of social justice and the widely held belief that promoting social mobility is key to a fair society.

ISBN: 978-1447331537
Published: Policy Press 2016
Online Access: http://policypress.co.uk/how-inequality-runs-in-families
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa30112
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Abstract: An analysis of how family background shapes the life chances of children in the contemporary UK, and how this relates to questions of social justice and the widely held belief that promoting social mobility is key to a fair society.
Keywords: social mobility, equality, families, social justice
College: College of Human and Health Sciences