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The Old New Politics of Class

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Speaker(s): Professor Mike Savage, Professor Bev Skeggs
Chair: Professor John Hills

Recorded on 20 November 2013 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building.

In his inaugural lecture, Professor Savage will unravel "the paradox of class": that overt class politics and consciousness decline as divisions become more entrenched. He draws on research from the BBC’s Great British Class Survey and the public reaction to its findings.

Mike Savage is professor of sociology at LSE.

Beverley Skeggs is head of the Department of Sociology at Goldsmiths, London. She is soon to be an ESRC professorial fellow working on A Sociology of Value and Values.

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