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Published: 17 November 2016

178 Pages | 31 Figures, 5 Tables


ISBN: 9780199689132

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Family Background and University Success

Differences in Higher Education Access and Outcomes in England

Claire Crawford, Lorraine Dearden, John Micklewright, and Anna Vignoles

  • Examines how family background determines university success
  • Analyses who goes to university, who does best at university once they are there, and who succeeds in the labour market following graduation
  • Looks at the impact of the 2006 and 2012 tuition fee increases
  • Written in an accessible style that allows information and results to be quickly absorbed
  • Footnotes provide the specialist reader with clear references to the underlying academic papers

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