The research reported in this paper was undertaken while the author was a British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Sociology and Nuffield College, University of Oxford. The author is grateful to the British Academy and the John Fell Fund for awarding small grants for the purchase of UCAS data. This paper has been much improved as a result of helpful feedback received from colleagues at Oxford, particularly Anthony Heath; from the participants of seminars given at Manchester, Durham, Leeds Metropolitan and York universities; and from three anonymous reviewers. Special thanks go, as always, to Malcolm Parkes.
Accessing higher education
How fair is access to more prestigious UK universities?†
Article first published online: 28 MAY 2013
© London School of Economics and Political Science 2013
The British Journal of Sociology
Volume 64, Issue 2, pages 344–364, June 2013
How to Cite
Boliver, V. (2013), How fair is access to more prestigious UK universities?. The British Journal of Sociology, 64: 344–364. doi: 10.1111/1468-4446.12021
- Issue published online: 28 MAY 2013
- Article first published online: 28 MAY 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: MAR 2013
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