Addressing ethnic inequalities in social mobility: research findings from the CoDE and Cumberland Lodge Policy workshop

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Laurence Brown, Anthony Heath, Yaojun Li and James Nazroo

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New research on Britain’s largest longitudinal studies highlights how
rates of social mobility vary within ethnic groups by gender, immigrant
generation and class. Drawing on forty years of data, Li and Heath
defined rates ofsocial mobility through identifying the percentage who moved from the occupational class in which they were born.
The data in this briefing is based on discussions at the “Addressing
ethnic inequalities in social mobility” residential conference at
Cumberland Lodge in Windsor Great Park held on 13 - 15 November 2013 in
partnership with CoDE.


Ethnic Groups, Social Stratification and Social Mobility