‘The Great British Class Fiasco’

At Oxford Sociology, Colin Mills discusses ‘The Great British Class Survey’, and its implications for sociology:

I don’t find A New Model of Social Class: Findings from the BBC’s Great British Class Survey Experiment a very impressive piece of work. Its high profile in the media is, I think, not a positive thing for British sociology. In some domains people believe that any publicity is good publicity. In science, some sorts of publicity only serve to make the subject as well as its practitioners look ridiculous.

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