This topic discuss social class and the barriers that people of socioeconomic status typically referred to as ‘working class’ face in education, work, and later life.
A social class is a group of people who share the same economic circumstances. Many would argue that successful enaction of EDI principles would mean that no matter your class, you would have the same opportunities as anyone else. As many people end up in the same class as their parents, this ideal of socioeconomic mobility appears not to be realised. Is it up to universities to level the playing field? How can class affect education and job prospects? Is class perpetrated through governmental policies? How can class differences be alleviated?
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