Chipping Barnet Presents: Meritocracy - Culture, Power + Myths of Mobility by Jo Littler 18/06/2018

Chipping Barnet Presents: Meritocracy - Culture, Power + Myt...

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We were delighted to welcome Dr Jo Littler as the next speaker for our Chipping Barnet Labour Presents series. Meritocracy today involves the idea that whatever your social position at birth, society ought to offer enough opportunity and mobility for ‘talent’ to combine with ‘effort’ in order to ‘rise to the top’. This idea is one of the most prevalent social and cultural tropes of our time, as palpable in the speeches of politicians as in popula...Read More
We were delighted to welcome Dr Jo Littler as the next speaker for our Chipping Barnet Lab...Read More