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Ethnicity, class and aspirationUnderstanding London's new East End$
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Tim Butler

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781847426512

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847426512.001.0001

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Introduction: the social transformation of East London

Introduction: the social transformation of East London

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(p.1) One Introduction: the social transformation of East London
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Ethnicity, class and aspiration
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Tim Butler

Chris Hamnett

Sadiq Mir

Mark Ramsden

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847426512.003.0001

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about social change in East London, England, from the 1970s to the 2000s. This book examines the effects that class, ethnicity, and aspiration have had on spatial and social mobility in this area, which was, until relatively recently, a bastion of the white working class. It provides a historical background of East London's development in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and discusses the four crucial dimensions of change: social class, ethnicity, housing, and education.

Keywords:   social change, East London, England, social class, ethnicity, aspiration, social mobility, education

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