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Trade attitudes towards audience taste

Robert James

in Popular Culture and Working-Class Taste in Britain, 1930-39: A Round of Cheap Diversions?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080258
eISBN:
9781781702444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080258.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at trade attitudes towards working-class taste in 1930s Britain regarding the restrictions placed upon the working class by various government bodies. The educational role of film, ... More


Management and labour

Alastair J. Reid

in The Tide of Democracy: Shipyard Workers and Social Relations in Britain, 1870-1950

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081033
eISBN:
9781781702949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081033.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the lack of close management control of labour in shipbuilding, which is attributed to the nature of the industry's product. Its scale and variety made the overall supervision ... More


Socially engaged filmmaking

Nicholson Heather Norris

in Amateur film: Meaning and practice c. 1927–77

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719077739
eISBN:
9781781704547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077739.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 8 focuses on amateur films that addressed current social issues. Drawing on varied examples discussion explores the periodic trenchant criticisms of amateurs’ neglect of socially relevant ... More


A tough sell:: wooing women in the 1950s-60s

David W. Gutzke

in Women drinking out in Britain since the early twentieth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719052644
eISBN:
9781781707050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052644.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

A powerful societal trend towards domesticity, as marriage and motherhood became ascendant, affected women, whose patronage of the pub plummeted to an all-time low in the late 1950s. Offensive toilet ... More


Is it time to change our approach to Anti-Stigma Campaigns?

Vicky Long

in Destigmatising mental illness?: Professional politics and public education in Britain, 1870-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085819
eISBN:
9781781706404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085819.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The book concludes that healthcare workers’ efforts to destigmatise mental illness by educating the public were inherently flawed. There was no consensus amongst healthcare workers about what message ... More


Hardening attitudes

Claire Eldridge

in From Empire to Exile: History and Memory Within the Pied-Noir and Harki Communities, 1962-2012

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719087233
eISBN:
9781526115089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087233.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

As more public and official attention was devoted to the War of Independence, pied-noir associations were left feeling that they had to actively ‘compete’ against alternative narratives and memory ... More


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