Social mobility and social capital in contemporary Britain.

@article{Li2008SocialMA,
  title={Social mobility and social capital in contemporary Britain.},
  author={Yaojun Li and Mike Savage and Alan Warde},
  journal={The British journal of sociology},
  year={2008},
  volume={59 3},
  pages={
          391-411
        }
}
This paper seeks to contribute to social capital research by linking measures of formal and informal forms of social capital to social mobility trajectories and assessing their impact on social trust. Drawing on data from a recent national survey--Cultural Capital and Social Exclusion (2003/2004)--we analyse formal civic engagement and informal social connections. The latter data are obtained using, for the first time in a study in Britain, Lin's (2001) 'Position Generator' approach as a means… 

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