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‘Social Mobility’ is now nonsense – especially in a time of cuts and income reduction

By Charlie Beckett


In recent decades, political parties have championed the concept of social mobility – but what does it really mean? Charlie Beckett finds recent discussions around the concept by the government and Labour to be confusing and unhelpful, and suggests that the term itself no longer has any meaning, especially in the current economic climate

Topics: HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform, JN101 Great Britain
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
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Provided by: LSE Research Online

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