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In this episode, Matthew talks to Professor Nicola Ingram. Nicola is Professor of Sociology and Education at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her research is focused on young people and social inequalities in education and work. She has published widely on these issues and her recent books include: Working-Class Boys and Educational Success: Teenage Identities, Masculinities and Urban Schooling (Palgrave MacMillan 2018); Educational Choices, Aspirations and Transitions in Europe (Routledge 2018); Higher Education, Social Class and Social Mobility: the Degree Generation (Palgrave MacMillan 2016); and Moving on Up? Unequal Graduate Labour Market Struggles (Bristol University Press, Forthcoming). Nicola is co-founder and co-convenor of the British Sociological Association’s (BSA) Bourdieu Study Group, and co-convenor of the BSA Sociology of Education Study Group. She is on the editorial board of the Sociological Review, Sociology and the British Journal of Sociology of Education.