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Anarchism and EugenicsAn Unlikely Convergence, 1890-1940

Anarchism and Eugenics: An Unlikely Convergence, 1890-1940

Richard Cleminson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526124463
eISBN:
9781526146663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526124463
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book focuses on the apparently surprising convergence between anarchism and eugenics. By tracing the reception of eugenic ideas within five different anarchist movements –Argentina, England, ... More

Assembling CulturesWorkplace Activism, Labour Militancy and Cultural Change in Britain's Car Factories, 1945-82

Assembling Cultures: Workplace Activism, Labour Militancy and Cultural Change in Britain's Car Factories, 1945-82

Jack Saunders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526133397
eISBN:
9781526146649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526133403
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Car workers’ union activism has long held a strong grip on popular memories of the post-war period. Working in the quintessential industry of modernity their labour militancy has been linked to ... More

BeautyscapesMapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism

Beautyscapes: Mapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism

Ruth Holliday, Meredith Jones, and David Bell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526134257
eISBN:
9781526146717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134264
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Beautyscapes explores the rapidly developing global phenomenon of international medical travel, focusing specifically on patient-consumers seeking cosmetic surgery outside their home country and on ... More

Black Flags and Social MovementsA Sociological Analysis of Movement Anarchism

Black Flags and Social Movements: A Sociological Analysis of Movement Anarchism

Dana M. Williams

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526105547
eISBN:
9781526132215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105547.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Anarchism may be the most misunderstood political ideology of the modern era—it’s surely one of the least studied social movements by English-speaking scholars. Black Flags and Social Movements ... More

Black Middle-Class BritanniaIdentities, Repertoires, Cultural Consumption

Black Middle-Class Britannia: Identities, Repertoires, Cultural Consumption

Ali Meghji

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526143075
eISBN:
9781526150424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143082
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book analyses how racism and anti-racism influences Black British middle class cultural consumption. In doing so, this book challenges the dominant understanding of British middle class identity ... More

The Bourdieu ParadigmThe Origins and Evolution of an Intellectual Social Project

The Bourdieu Paradigm: The Origins and Evolution of an Intellectual Social Project

Derek Robbins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719099397
eISBN:
9781526146755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526127709
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

In two parts, the book examines, first, the attempts of three thinkers of the first half of the twentieth century to reconcile, in different socio-cultural contexts, the legacy of idealist philosophy ... More

The calling of social thoughtRediscovering the work of Edward Shils

The calling of social thought: Rediscovering the work of Edward Shils

Christopher Adair-Toteff and Stephen Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526120052
eISBN:
9781526144669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120052.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Edward Shils was an important figure in twentieth century social theory, and a true transatlantic thinker who divided his time between the University of Chicago and the U.K. He was friends with many ... More

Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Margret Fine-Davis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The last several decades have witnessed major changes in gender roles and family patterns, as well as a falling birth rate in Ireland and the rest of Europe. This book presents the results of the ... More

Citizen convictsPrisoners, politics and the vote

Citizen convicts: Prisoners, politics and the vote

Cormac Behan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088384
eISBN:
9781781707425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088384.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Prisoner enfranchisement remains one of the few contested electoral issues in twenty first century democracies. It is at the intersection of punishment and representative government. This book is the ... More

Class, ethnicity and religion in the Bengali East EndA political history

Class, ethnicity and religion in the Bengali East End: A political history

Sarah Glynn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095955
eISBN:
9781781707432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095955.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This exploration of one of the most concentrated immigrant communities in Britain combines a new narrative history, a theoretical analysis of the evolving relationship between progressive left ... More

Conflict, Peace and Mental HealthAddressing the Consequences of Conflict and Trauma in Northern Ireland

Conflict, Peace and Mental Health: Addressing the Consequences of Conflict and Trauma in Northern Ireland

David Bolton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719090998
eISBN:
9781526128546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090998.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

What are the human consequences of war, conflict and terrorism, and what are the appropriate policy and service responses? This book seeks to provide some answers to these important questions, ... More

Corporate and white-collar crime in IrelandA new architecture of regulatory enforcement

Corporate and white-collar crime in Ireland: A new architecture of regulatory enforcement

Joe McGrath

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090660
eISBN:
9781781708378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090660.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This is the first definitive examination of the practice of corporate regulation and enforcement from the foundation of the Irish State to the present day. It analyses the transition in Ireland from ... More

Culture in ManchesterInstitutions and urban change since 1850

Culture in Manchester: Institutions and urban change since 1850

Janet Wolff and Mike Savage (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090387
eISBN:
9781781707128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090387.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book brings together studies of cultural institutions in Manchester from 1850 to the present day, giving an unprecedented account of the city’s cultural evolution. These bring to light the ... More

Domestic FortressFear and the New Home Front

Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Domestic Fortress offers a critical analysis of the contemporary home and its close relationship to fear and security. It considers the important connection between the private home, political life ... More

The Emergence of Footballing CulturesManchester, 1840-1919

The Emergence of Footballing Cultures: Manchester, 1840-1919

Gary James

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114471
eISBN:
9781526146762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114495
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book provides a distinctive and original contribution to the historiography of sport, adding considerably to our understanding of the origins of soccer within the Manchester region. It is the ... More

England and the 1966 World CupA Cultural History

England and the 1966 World Cup: A Cultural History

John Hughson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096150
eISBN:
9781526115331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096150.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book considers the 1966 World Cup as a key ‘moment of modernity’ in England’s post-war history. The World Cup is examined within the complexity of the cultural, social and political change of ... More

Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish HealthcareConfronting complexities

Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Mary Donnelly and Claire Murray (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The Irish health system is confronted by a range of challenges, both emerging and recurring. In order to address these, it is essential that spaces are created for conversations around complex ... More

Family rhythmsThe changing textures of family life in Ireland

Family rhythms: The changing textures of family life in Ireland

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, and David Ralph

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091513
eISBN:
9781526109972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Family Rhythms is a comprehensive, user-friendly text that opens a new window on family change in Ireland. The authors draw on major new qualitative longitudinal datasets to develop a rich account of ... More

Gas, Oil and the Irish StateUnderstanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Amanda Slevin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Gas and oil are pivotal to the functioning of modern societies, yet the ownership, control, production and consumption of hydrocarbons often provokes intense disputes with serious social, economic, ... More

Great Satan'S RageAmerican negativity and rap/metal in the age of supercapitalism

Great Satan'S Rage: American negativity and rap/metal in the age of supercapitalism

Scott Wilson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097416
eISBN:
9781526104083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097416.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Great Satan's rage looks at how rap and metal have been highly engaged with America’s role in the world, supercapitalism and their own role within it. This has especially been the case when genres – ... More

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