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Further reading and resources

University Resources 

Further Reading 


  • Finnegan F & Merrill B (2017) ‘We’re as good as anybody else’: a comparative study of working-class university students’ experiences in England and Ireland. British Journal of Sociology of Education 38(3) 

  • Tett L (2016) Mature working-class students in an ‘elite’ university: Discourses of risk, choice and exclusion. Studies in the Education of Adults 36(2) 

  • Thiele T, Pope D, Singleton A, Snape D, Stanistreet D (2016) Experience of disadvantage: The influence of identity on engagement in working class students’ educational trajectories to an elite university 43(1)