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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SPA2006: Understanding Social Inequalities

This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

 Crompton, R. (2008). Class and Stratification. Cambridge: Polity.

 Grusky, D.B. and Weisshaar, K. (2014) Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective. Boulder: Westview Press.

 Jackson, M. (Ed.) (2013). Determined to succeed? Performance versus choice in educational attainment. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

 Payne, G. (2013) Social Divisions (3rd Edition). Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan. 

 Payne, G. (2017) The New Social Mobility. Bristol: Policy Press.

 Platt, L. (2011). Understanding Inequalities: Stratification and Difference. Cambridge: Polity Press.