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The Disinherited Society: A Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool During the Twentieth Century

Margaret Simey

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238003
eISBN:
9781846317354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317354
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The early years of the twentieth century saw the emergence in Liverpool of a unique vision of what it might mean to be a citizen in an urban democracy. This owed its inspiration to the coming ... More


In our time: families and sentiments

in Representing Autism: Culture, Narrative, Fascination

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310911
eISBN:
9781846314667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314667.008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter reports the narrative that surrounds the ‘catastrophe’ of a parent discovering their child has autism. It also investigates narrative that concentrates on how ideas of family and ... More


Philip K. Dick: Exhilaration and Terror of the Postmodern

Christopher Palmer

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853236184
eISBN:
9781781380659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236184.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Once the sole possession of fans and buffs, the science-fiction author Philip K Dick is now finding a much wider audience, as the success of the films Blade Runner and Minority Report shows. The kind ... More


Liberty and Poetic Licence: New Essays on Byron

Bernard Beatty, Tony Howe, and Charles Robinson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235897
eISBN:
9781846315428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315428
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book enters new territory in Byron studies. The volume runs chronologically from the earliest of Byron's productions, through those of his early maturity, to those of his fullest development. It ... More


‘Helping our weaker sisters to go straight’: Women and Drink during the War

Robert Duncan

in Pubs and Patriots: The Drink Crisis in Britain during World War One

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter will show that perceptions of female drinking was a key component of the drink crisis. During the war it was believed that an increased number of women were drinking larger amounts of ... More


Prostitution

in The Liverpool Underworld: Crime in the City, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316999
eISBN:
9781846317064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317064.020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the problem of prostitution in Liverpool during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It explains that in 1837 there were about 4,000 prostitutes in Liverpool and suggests ... More


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