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‘Thinking about social mobility’ was produced in August 2018 in response to a brief from Jerwood Arts to provide research and evidence to support the development of the next edition of the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme. It has been used to strengthen the assumptions underlying the programme and refocus its core activity for 2020-2022. It summarises social mobility as a concept and argues why it remains a contested idea for the Arts in the UK.

O’Brien, D. (2018) Thinking about Social Mobility: A briefing paper for the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Programme

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