Ken Roberts is Professor of Sociology at the University of Liverpool. His major research area throughout his career has been youth life stage transitions. After 1989 he coordinated a series of research projects in East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union. His current research is UK based, and is into the development of educational and vocational aspirations during secondary education, and the role of higher education in social mobility and class re-formation in Britain. Professor Roberts' latest books are Key Concepts in Sociology (2009), Youth in Transition: Eastern Europe and the West (2009), Class in Contemporary Britain (2011), and Sociology: An Introduction (2012).
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