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CentrePiece Article
Social mobility and its enemies
Lee Elliot Major and Stephen Machin
November 2018
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CentrePiece 23 (3) Autumn 2018

Tags: social mobility; inequality

Increasingly it seems that the rich and poor of Britain are destined to stay on the same rungs of the economic or social ladder for successive generations. A new book by Lee Elliot Major and Stephen Machin calls for an alternative model of social mobility, one that develops all talents, not just academic, but vocational and creative too – and which creates opportunities across the whole country, not just in London.

Social Mobility and Its Enemies by Lee Elliot Major and Stephen Machin is published by Penguin, October 2018.