At this public lecture Professor Alice Sullivan talks about social class and gender differences in educational attainment and social mobility.
In this public lecture Professor Alice Sullivan talks about social class and gender differences in educational attainment and social mobility, using data from the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70).
She addresses the roles of children’s home backgrounds and their schooling, and explains the importance of ‘cultural capital’ and the power of reading for pleasure.
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Alice Sullivan is Professor of Sociology at the UCL Institute of Education, and Director of the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70) at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS).
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