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Published: 10 September 2020

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780198840145

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The Crisis of the Meritocracy

Britain's Transition to Mass Education since the Second World War

Peter Mandler

  • Provides an authoritative account of transformations in post-war British education
  • Gives a view of how education makes an impact on the whole of the British population
  • Includes insights from sociology and economics about the causes and effects of educational change
  • Challenges standard understandings of 'meritocracy'