Education and social mobility

  title={Education and social mobility},
  author={P. Brown and D. Reay and C. Vincent},
  journal={British Journal of Sociology of Education},
  pages={637 - 643}
1. Education and social mobility Phillip Brown, Diane Reay and Carol Vincent 2. Reflections on education and social mobility A.H. Halsey 3. Social mobility, a panacea for austere times: tales of emperors, frogs, and tadpoles Diane Reay 4. Education, opportunity and the prospects for social mobility Phillip Brown 5. 'Class work': producing privilege and social mobility in elite US secondary schools Lois Weis and Kristin Cipollone 6. Higher education, social class and the mobilisation of capitals… Expand
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