Social Class

Social Class in the 21st Century

2 November 2015

Speakers: Mike Savage, Niall Cunningham, Fiona Devine, Sam Friedman, Daniel Laurison, Lisa McKenzie, Andrew Mile, Helene Snee and Paul Wakeling

In the context of social class having re-emerged as a topic of enormous scholarly and public attention, Mike Savage and the team of sociologists responsible for the Great British Class Survey discussed their findings and proposed a new way of thinking about social class in Britain today. They argued that while the class war was over the new politics of class are only just beginning. The event also saw the launch of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation Poverty and Inequalities Programme. 

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