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‘Social mobility’ is now nonsense

Beckett, Charlie (2011) ‘Social mobility’ is now nonsense. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (05 Apr 2011). Website.

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I wonder if the words ‘social mobility’ should join @johnrentoul ‘s list of banned phrases? I think it has now reached the point George Orwell’s described where ‘political writing becomes bad writing’.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2011 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 17 May 2017 13:43
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 06:35

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