The Success Paradox: Why We Need a Holistic Theory of Social Mobility

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Social mobility needs a re-boot. The narrow, economistic way of measuring it favoured by politicians and academics is unsustainable and is contributing to rising inequality. This timely book provides an alternative, original vision of social mobility and a route-map to achieving it. It examines how the term `social mobility' structures what success means and the impact that has on society. Providing a new holistic approach that encompasses education, the economy and politics, Atherton recasts the relationship with ...

The success paradox: Why we need a holistic theory of social mobility 2017, Policy Press, Bristol

ISBN-13: 9781447316343

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The success paradox: Why we need a holistic theory of social mobility 2016, Policy Press, Bristol

ISBN-13: 9781447316336

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