Mind the Gap: The New Class Divide in Britain

3.16 avg rating
( 86 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781904977322: Mind the Gap: The New Class Divide in Britain
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

This is a daring, provocative, and unusually frank discussion of the gap—the invisible yet powerful divide between classes—which has always and perhaps always will plague Britain. To pretend that class distinctions are a thing of the past is nothing more than an ostrich-like attempt at idealism. Through fine observation and extensive research, and by covering issues as diverse as the distribution of wealth, the significance of speech patterns, and the politics of egalitarianism, Ferdinand Mount pursues an illusive answer to the fundamental question: how can oppressive inequality in Britain be wiped out once and for all?

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Ferdinand Mount was editor of the Times Literary Supplement from 1991 to 2002. He has published nine novels, among which Of Love and Asthma won the Hawthornden Prize for 1992. He is also a former head of the Number Ten Policy Unit and director of the Centre for Policy Studies. He is married with three grown-up children and lives in Islington.

Review:

"A book which offers the first real breath of fresh air in Conservative thinking since the Thatcher revolutionaries imposed their own intellectual orthodoxy" Polly Toynbee"

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781904095941: Mind the Gap: The New Class Divide in Britain

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1904095941 ISBN 13:  9781904095941
Publisher: Short Books, 2004
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Ferdinand Mount
Published by Short Books (2005)
ISBN 10: 1904977324 ISBN 13: 9781904977322
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Short Books, 2005. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1904977324

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 66.18
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Ferdinand Mount
Published by Short Books (2005)
ISBN 10: 1904977324 ISBN 13: 9781904977322
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Short Books, 2005. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1904977324

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 112.73
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds