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Walter Greenwood's 'Love on the Dole': Novel, Play, Film

Chris Hopkins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941145
eISBN:
9781789629422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941145.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Love on the Dole (1933) is the best-remembered novel about the unemployed during the Depression, and has never been out of print. Its working-class author, Walter Greenwood, went overnight from being ... More


A Slum and a Cathedral: Salford and Manchester (1892–1910)

Graham Neville

in Radical Churchman: Edward Lee Hicks and the New Liberalism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269779
eISBN:
9780191683794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269779.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes Edward Hicks's work as a parish priest as it related to his belief that his social and political convictions arose, no less than his pastoral ministry, from his understanding ... More


Cultural Intermediaries Connecting Communities: Revisiting Approaches to Cultural Engagement

Phil Jones, Beth Perry, and Paul Long (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447344995
eISBN:
9781447345046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344995.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book explores the policy and social frames through which citizens and wider communities are being engaged with culture as a tool to mitigate the effects of social exclusion and deprivation. The ... More


‘A kind of language’: Bleak Moments

Tony Whitehead

in Mike Leigh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072369
eISBN:
9781781703298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072369.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at Mike Leigh's first feature, where he, with his partner Blair in Autumn Productions, funded their first project with the help of the British Film Institute Production Board and ... More


‘Not because they are Jews’: the Catholic Church in Salford and refugees

Bill Williams

in Jews and Other Foreigners: Manchester and the Rescue of the Victims of European Fascism, 1933-40

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085499
eISBN:
9781781703311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085499.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

The Quakers were the only organised body of Christians in Manchester to take collective measures for the rescue of the victims of Nazism. Individuals of the Christian faith—Methodists, ... More


Action learning: a research approach that helped me to rediscover my integrity

Anna Maria and Miwanda Bagenda

in Doing research with refugees: Issues and guidelines

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345981
eISBN:
9781447302131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345981.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter presents a participatory action research approach, which is used in the Salford Refugee and Asylum Seeker Participatory Action Research (RAPAR) project. It discusses the origins of the ... More


From private to civic: the diverse origins of the municipal art gallery movement

James Moore

in High culture and tall chimneys: Art institutions and urban society in Lancashire, 1780-1914

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784991470
eISBN:
9781526138750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991470.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

While early regional galleries were the product of private initiative, the growth of municipal government in the 1840s encouraged several towns to develop art galleries as both mass educational tools ... More


School, work and leisure

Gary James

in The Emergence of Footballing Cultures: Manchester, 1840-1919

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114471
eISBN:
9781526146762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114495.00019
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Focusing on non-professional footballing activity, this chapter provides an assessment of how the game developed within schools during the early twentieth century. It also considers how, by 1919, the ... More


Towards cultural ecologies: why urban cultural policy must embrace multiple cultural agendas

Beth Perry and Jessica Symons

in Cultural Intermediaries Connecting Communities: Revisiting Approaches to Cultural Engagement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447344995
eISBN:
9781447345046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344995.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter draws on local ethnographic work undertaken in Ordsall, Salford UK. The Ideas4Ordsall initiative comprised 25 ideas for cultural activity generated by local people, funded by the AHRC ... More


Strategies for overcoming research obstacles: developing the ‘Ordsall method’ as a process for ethnographically informed impact in communities

Jessica Symons

in Cultural Intermediaries Connecting Communities: Revisiting Approaches to Cultural Engagement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447344995
eISBN:
9781447345046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344995.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes how a £1million research project on exploring the role of ‘cultural intermediaries’ and ‘hard-to-reach’ communities was perceived when carried out in practice. A low-income ... More


Return to England

Serenhedd James

in George Errington and Roman Catholic Identity in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198766391
eISBN:
9780191820939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766391.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

Chapter 3 deals with Errington and Wiseman’s brief collaboration at Oscott College, where Errington was clearly an essential assistant to Wiseman, who was struggling to balance the duties of ... More


Conclusion

David Willetts

in A University Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198767268
eISBN:
9780191917066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767268.003.0023
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Universities are important, sophisticated institutions but they are not well understood even by academics themselves who are busy researching gravitational waves or the rise of populism. They may, ... More


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