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‘What type of society is Britain today?’: Lay perceptions of inequality

Irwin, Sarah (2016) ‘What type of society is Britain today?’: Lay perceptions of inequality. British Politics and Policy at LSE (28 Nov 2016). Website.

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Contrary to what is often believed, people hold sophisticated interpretations and understandings of socio-economic inequality, writes Sarah Irwin. She draws on her own research to explain participants’ reactions to social structure, as well as to suggest that social science can do more to effectively understand lay perceptions of inequality.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2017 12:39
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 20:32

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