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Understanding ethnic group differences in Britain: the role of family background and education in shaping social class outcomes

Platt, Lucinda (2006) Understanding ethnic group differences in Britain: the role of family background and education in shaping social class outcomes. In: Delorenzi, Simone, (ed.) Going Places: Neighbourhood, Ethnicity and Social Mobility. Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), London, UK, pp. 72-90. ISBN 1860302920

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Abstract

This report shows that while ethnicity is important in explaining the life chances of individuals, what their parents' brought from their country of origin, in terms qualifications and social class attributes, is no less crucial. Lucinda Platt shows that while ethnicity is important in explaining the life chances of individuals, what their parents' brought from their country of origin, in terms qualifications and social class attributes, is no less crucial. This paper is part of the collection 'Going Places: Neighbourhood, ethnicity and social mobility' published 29 March 2006 by ippr and available for purchase.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://www.ippr.org/
Additional Information: © 2006 Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
L Education > L Education (General)
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2014 11:45
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2014 11:45
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/55493

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