23 June 2017

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Research by Book Trust

Attitudes to Reading and Writing and their Links with Social Mobility 1914-2014: An Evidence Review

Identifying the many ways in which families read for pleasure and how Booktrust’s activity might be developed.

This review, commissioned by Booktrust from the University of Sheffiekd, has drawn on a range of literature, archive material, family interviews and data gathered using social media to explore attitudes to reading and writing and their links with social mobility from 1914 to the present day.

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