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The Myth of Culture War:: The Disparity between Private Opinion and Public Politics

Paul DiMaggio

in The Fractious Nation?: Unity and Division in Contemporary American Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220430
eISBN:
9780520936911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220430.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides a chastening caution to fearsome scenarios of fragmentation by seeking a more precise definition of fragmentation than is common in the popular discussion. It also proposes a ... More


Voices of Guinness: An Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Tim Strangleman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645090
eISBN:
9780190937294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645090.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

At the Guinness brewery established at Park Royal in West London in the mid-1930s, workers enjoyed a well-paid job for life, one where they could enjoy free meals in silver-service canteens and ... More


‘Heathco’ meets the extreme-right's challenge, 1970–75

Mark Pitchford

in The Conservative Party and the extreme right 1945–75

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083631
eISBN:
9781781702864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083631.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the climacteric in the Conservative Party's relationship with the extreme right after 1945, showing how Central Office dealt with the possible incursion of the external extreme ... More


The Male Martyr

Toni Bentley

in Sisters of Salome

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090390
eISBN:
9780300127256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090390.003.0016
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes Ida Rubenstein's affairs with Englishman Walter Guinness and American heiress Romaine Brooks. Romaine, a painter of extraordinary vision, saw in Ida a model for her ideal of ... More


‘Who killed Great Britain?’: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (BBC 2, 1979) as a modern classic serial

Joseph Oldham

in Paranoid Visions: Spies, Conspiracies and the Secret State in British Television Drama

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994150
eISBN:
9781526128379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994150.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the 1979 BBC 2 serialised adaptation of John Le Carré’s Tinker Tailor Solider Spy, positioning this as the first instance of the BBC seizing the initiative over ITV in the spy ... More


Anglo-Irish Trade and Business Relations

Bryce Evans

in Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089510
eISBN:
9781781707531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089510.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Introduces the Department of Supplies. This new department of state was formed at the outbreak of war in Europe and was headed by Seán Lemass, assisted by the short, plump, bespectacled John Leydon, ... More


Harrisson's Return

James Hinton

in The Mass Observers: A History, 1937-1949

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671045
eISBN:
9780191750656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671045.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

On his return from the Far East in the autumn of 1946 Tom Harrisson energetically set about reinvigorating Mass-Observation, launching new projects, finding new sources of income, and recruiting new ... More


Introduction: The Imagined Garden

Tim Strangleman

in Voices of Guinness: An Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645090
eISBN:
9780190937294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645090.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter provides an overview of the book and the project on which it is based. It places the closure of the Guinness brewery within a wider context of the process of plant closure and ... More


The Machine in the Garden

Tim Strangleman

in Voices of Guinness: An Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645090
eISBN:
9780190937294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645090.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter looks at the decisions made by Guinness related to the building of its English brewery at Park Royal in west London. It places these decisions within the context of Anglo-Irish politics ... More


Creating Industrial Citizens

Tim Strangleman

in Voices of Guinness: An Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645090
eISBN:
9780190937294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645090.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter looks at the way Guinness management developed its workforce in the postwar period from 1945 to 1975. This was the era of the long boom, in which millions of UK workers enjoyed rising ... More


The Garden in the Machine

Tim Strangleman

in Voices of Guinness: An Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645090
eISBN:
9780190937294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645090.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter on the landscape of the Park Royal brewery explores the tension between modernity and tradition, rural and urban, and the natural and human-made environment. It looks at how Guinness ... More


Change at Work

Tim Strangleman

in Voices of Guinness: An Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645090
eISBN:
9780190937294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645090.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

In the early 1980s, Guinness found itself facing serious financial problems as a result of the recession, falling profits, and mistaken diversification decisions. This chapter tells how the company ... More


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