Anthony F Heath is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Oxford.

His research focusses on social mobility, class and educational opportunity, and national identity. Anthony is the Director for the Centre for Social Investigation at Nuffield College. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and has written policy reports on the transformation of the labour market and challenges for social cohesion in Britain.

Professor Heath's publications include: The Political Integration of Ethnic Minorities in Britain (with Stephen D. Fisher, Gemma Rosenblatt, David Sanders, and Maria Sobolewska, OUP, 2013), Hard Times: Inequality, Recession, Aftermath (with Tom Clark, Yale University Press, 2015), and Unequal Attainments: Ethnic Educational Inequalities in Ten Western Countries (co-edited with Yael Brimbaum, Proceedings of the British Academy, Oxford University Press 2014). 

His most recent book is Social Progress in Britain (with Elizabeth Garratt, Lindsay Richards, and Ridhi Kashyap, Oxford University Press 2018).

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