Born to Fail? How Influential Was Class in the Examination System in Scotland in the 1970s?

Author(s): Ieuan Bennett

Type: Research abstract

Department: Department of Economic History

Exhibit no: 30

This abstract will form part of my undergraduate dissertation.

The aim of the research is to analyse whether having a father who belonged to a particular social class affected the probability of a young person passing Ordinary Grades or Higher Grades in Scotland during the early 1970s.