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Educational Upward Mobility

Practices of Social Changes

Authors: Kupfer, Antonia

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About this book

What enables the few working-class people who enter higher education to achieve against the odds? This book offers answers by comparing social contexts, educational institutions and policies in Austria and England to demonstrate a surprising number of similarities behind those who succeed using Bourdieu's concept of habitus.

About the authors

Antonia Kupfer is Professor of Macrosociology at the Technical University Dresden, Germany.

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“Educational Upward Mobility by Antonia Kupfer is a thought provoking monograph of international comparative research. … Kupfer’s scholarship examines the structural dimensions which inform how working-class people become aspirational. … essential reading for scholars interested in social mobility and the formation of aspirations.” (Garth Stahl, British Journal of Educational Studies, Vol. 65 (1), 2017)


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Educational Upward Mobility
Book Subtitle
Practices of Social Changes
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-35531-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137355317
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-35530-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-47008-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 184
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