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‘People want jobs, they want a life!’ Deindustrialisation and loss in East Manchester

Camilla Lewis

in Realising the City: Urban Ethnography in Manchester

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100733
eISBN:
9781526132376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100733.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Despite millions of pounds of urban regeneration funding, high levels of unemployment and welfare dependency continue to characterise East Manchester. The rapid disappearance of industry not only ... More


Imagining post-industrial Britain: , the miners’ strike plays,

David Forrest and Sue Vice

in Barry Hines: Kes, Threads and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784992620
eISBN:
9781526132208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992620.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores Hines’s conception of Britain after the miners’ strike, and the difficulty he experienced in fictionalising those divisive events. While his 1994 novel The Heart of It is a ... More


Conclusion

Peter Jones

in From virtue to venality: Corruption in the city

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088728
eISBN:
9781781706411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088728.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Royal Commission on Standards of Conduct in Public Life chaired by Lord Nolan became a standing committee and commissioned reports on many aspects of public life including local government. The ... More


Towards ‘strike free’, 1975–82

Jack Saunders

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526133397
eISBN:
9781526146649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526133403.00011
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The final chapter looks at the way forms of workplace power were dissipated between 1975 and 1982. This chapter examines oral history interviews conducted at the time, as well as documentary sources ... More


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