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Portraiture

Sam Rohdie

in Film Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992637
eISBN:
9781526104151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992637.003.0042
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The ‘author - auteur’ appears in the disjunctions and hiatuses not as the artist who creates the complete work, but rather in the formula of Godard, ‘the work and the idea of the work’, ‘the work and ... More


James Kelman

Simon Kovesi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070969
eISBN:
9781781701041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070969.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

James Kelman is Scotland's most influential contemporary prose artist. This is a book-length study of his groundbreaking novels, analysing and contextualising each in detail. It argues that while ... More


Women's Work: Labour, Gender, Authorship, 1750-1830

Jennie Batchelor

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082573
eISBN:
9781781701829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082573.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book challenges influential accounts about gender and the novel by revealing the complex ways in which labour informed the lives and writing of a number of middling and genteel women authors ... More


Globalisation Contested

Louise Amoore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060960
eISBN:
9781781700112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060960.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Bringing fresh insights to the contemporary globalization debate, this text reveals the social and political contests that give ‘global’ its meaning, by examining the contested nature of ... More


Time, work and leisure: Life changes in England since 1700

Hugh Cunningham

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719085208
eISBN:
9781781706817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085208.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book provides the first history of how we have imagined and used time since 1700. It traces the history of the relationship between work and leisure, from the ‘leisure preference’ of male ... More


Men in reserve: British civilian masculinites in the Second World War

Juliette Pattinson, Arthur McIvor, and Linsey Robb

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526100696
eISBN:
9781526120830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100696.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book focuses on working class civilian men who as a result of working in reserved occupations were exempt from enlistment in the armed forces. It utilises fifty six newly conducted oral history ... More


Integration in Ireland: The Everyday Lives of African Migrants

Fiona Murphy and Mark Maguire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086946
eISBN:
9781781704608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086946.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

During the past fifteen years, many thousands of people have passed through the Irish asylum system, especially migrants from Africa. Public debates in Ireland, in common with other EU Member States, ... More


The cruelty man: Child welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889-1956

Sarah-Anne Buckley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719087660
eISBN:
9781781706275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087660.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Cruelty Man represents the first comprehensive account of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) in Ireland, from its foundations in 1889, to the passing of ... More


The Power of Citizens and Professionals in Welfare Encounters: The Influence of Bureaucracy, Market and Psychology

Nanna Mik-Meyer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526110282
eISBN:
9781526128638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110282.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book addresses the crucial issue of the interrelation between macro and micro structures within citizen-professional encounters of the modern welfare state. Since the 1990s, European welfare ... More


Barry Hines: Kes, Threads and Beyond

David Forrest and Sue Vice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784992620
eISBN:
9781526132208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992620.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book analyses all of Barry Hines’s written works, including fiction, screenplays for film and television and scripts for the theatre. We draw on Barry Hines’s archive, in which appear several ... More


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