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The Class Ceiling, U.K. Version

Liam Kennedy London School of Economics Review of Books
An inquiry into how and why one’s class background in Great Britain privileges or thwarts access to elite occupations through an investigation of barriers to upward mobility.

Americans Have Lost Faith in Upward Mobility

Jo Confino Impact
More than two-thirds said it’s no longer commonplace for hard work to be a path from poverty to wealth, according to a new World Economic Forum poll.

Poverty or Inequality: What’s the Problem?

Peter Marcuse Peter Marcuse's Blog
“War on poverty”, “ladders of opportunity”, “upward mobility” and “fight against inequality”: How do the terms used to describe a basic social problem in the U.S. differ, and why is it important?
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