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Professor Anthony Heath FBA

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About this Fellow

Social inequality, ethnicity, social cohesion, social class



Current post

  • Director, Centre for Social Investigation, Nuffield College

Past Appointments

  • University Lecturer and Fellow of Jesus College, University of Oxford, 1970 - 1987
  • Official Fellow, Nuffield College University of Oxford, 1987 - 1999
  • Professor of Sociology, University of Oxford, 1999
  • Professor of Sociology, University of Oxford, 2001
  • Professor of Sociology, Institute for Social Change, Manchester, 2012


Ireland North and South: perspectives from social science (_PBA_ 98, 1999)

Origins and destinations 1980

Educational standards (_PBA_ 102, 2000)

How Britain votes 1985

The rise of New Labour 2001

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