Content with the tag: social mobility
Despite its perception in recent years, education continues to be a very effective vehicle for social promotion, as well as a more significant factor than social origin in providing access to the professional classes.
High, middle or working class? Today’s society is demanding new categories. Based on the results of a survey carried out in the United Kingdom, Mike Savage goes beyond labels to explore how the concept of social class is evolving.
“There is no real evidence to say this will be the first generation not to reach the standard of living of its parents”
Does education really remove social barriers? Robert Erikson analyses the degree of social mobility in advanced democracies.