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The success paradox : why we need a holistic theory of social mobility

Author: Graeme Atherton
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This timely book provides an alternative vision of social mobility and a route-map to achieving it. It examines how the term `social mobility' structures what success means and the impact that has on  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graeme Atherton
ISBN: 9781447316336 1447316339
OCLC Number: 941071180
Description: vi, 213 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction;Why we need a new theory of social mobility;Rising, Falling or staying the same? The academic discourse on social mobility;Unpicking the political consensus on social mobility;Breaking the Attainment Addiction;Unbundling, diversification and ecological: New models for Higher Education;Hourglass, molecule or pyramid? Social mobility and the labour market;Social Mobility, well-being and class;A new politics for social mobility;Conclusions: Re-framing social mobility.
Responsibility: Graeme Atherton.


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"A useful and thought-provoking contribution to current debates on the notion of success that is engaging and accessible." Sheila Riddell, University of Edinburgh

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