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Conclusion

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book has examined the nature and dynamics of working-class identity in Britain in the half-century from 1880, focusing on the coal and cotton industries in Lancashire. It may thus be seen to ... More


Who are the SNP Members?

James Mitchell, Lynn Bennie, and Rob Johns

in The Scottish National Party: Transition to Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580002
eISBN:
9780191731099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580002.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter provides a socio-demographic overview of the membership based on the survey: the party emerges as a male-dominated party with a high average age. A socio-economic profile shows the party ... More


The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Trevor Griffiths

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the experiences and values which shaped working-class life in Britain in the half-century from 1880. It takes as its focus a region, Lancashire, which was central to the social and ... More


The Temper of the Times: Trade Unionism and Industrial Relations

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Over the half-century from 1880, class identities in Britain appeared to find their most overt expression in the growth of trade-union organisation. Associational ties, for long confined to craft ... More


Keeping it in the Family? The Search for Work in Coal and Cotton Lancashire

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the process of recruitment, the factors determining the timing, and the direction of the individual’s entry to work in Britain during the years 1880-1930, focusing on the coal ... More


The Work Experience

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Both the coal and the cotton industries in Britain were subject to important technological innovations during the years 1880-1930. The implications such innovations had for work practices reflect ... More


Class Conflicts and Institutional Feedback Effects in Liberal and Social Democratic Welfare Regimes: Attitudes toward State Redistribution and Welfare Policy in Six Western Countries

Jonas Edlund

in The Political Sociology of the Welfare State: Institutions, Social Cleavages, and Orientations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754354
eISBN:
9780804768153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754354.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores an important issue within political sociology: the role of institutions and political articulation in establishing a connection between class and its attitudinal correlates. It ... More


Making Over: Gender and Class at the High School Prom

Frances Smith

in Rethinking the Hollywood Teen Movie: Gender, Genre and Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474413091
eISBN:
9781474438452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413091.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The high school is one of the most recognisable features of the Hollywood teen movie, one whose setting itself usually guarantees a focus on its teenage inhabitants rather than on the adults that ... More


Approaching the invisible centre: middle-class identity and documentary film

Thomas Austin

in Watching the World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076893
eISBN:
9781781701775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076893.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter delineates how middle-class identity has shaped discussions on film and documentary. Middle-class characters and concerns are repeatedly represented in popular film—both fiction and ... More


Race and the Making of American Liberalism

Carol A. Horton

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195143485
eISBN:
9780199850402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143485.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book traces the roots of the contemporary crisis of progressive liberalism deep into the nation's racial past. It argues that the contemporary conservative claim that the American liberal ... More


Social class, age and identity in later life

Martin Hyde and Rees Jones

in Social class in later life: Power, identity and lifestyle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300588
eISBN:
9781447310945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300588.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores the salience of social class and age for the formation of identities in later life. It draws on both cross-national and time-series data to provide both a global and historical ... More


Identity

Geoffrey Evans and James Tilley

in The New Politics of Class: The Political Exclusion of the British Working Class

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198755753
eISBN:
9780191816901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755753.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 3 documents the resilience of class identities and awareness. Changing class sizes and increased upward mobility have not weakened levels of class identification. There is even a modest ... More


That’s (not) me now: development, identity, and being in time

Wendy Luttrell

in Children Framing Childhoods: Working-Class Kids' Visions of Care

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447352853
eISBN:
9781447353317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352853.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter describes how the young people, now in their late teens, returned to their childhood photographs and reflected upon their past selves. For those who were able to participate in the ... More


Race, Nation, Class and Language Use in Tom Leonard's Intimate Voices and Linton Kwesi Johnson's Mi Revalueshanary Fren

Liam Connell and Victoria Sheppard

in Scottish Literature and Postcolonial Literature: Comparative Texts and Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637744
eISBN:
9780748652143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637744.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Tom Leonard and Linton Kwesi Johnson have made use of place-specific spoken language in their poetry, which is represented in the text through experiments with orthography and phonetics. Leonard uses ... More


Talking Proper: The Rise of Accent as Social Symbol

Lynda Mugglestone

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250622
eISBN:
9780191719486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250622.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book is a history of the rise and fall of the English accent as a badge of cultural, social, and class identity. The book traces the origins of the phenomenon in late 18th-century London, ... More


The Domestication of Violence, 1955–1958

Michelle Chase

in Revolution Within the Revolution: Women and Gender Politics in Cuba, 1952-1962

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625003
eISBN:
9781469625027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625003.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the construction of revolutionary masculinity that accompanied the formation of the rebel army and the armed urban underground (el llano). It first recovers the many unexpected ... More


Introduction

Megan Smitley

in The Feminine Public Sphere: Middle-Class Women in Civic Life in Scotland, C.1870–1914

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079665
eISBN:
9781781703069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079665.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter emphasizes the feminine public sphere. The notion of the feminine public sphere is based on the active participation of women in the formation of a middle-class identity, which was ... More


Frederick Douglass and the Atlantic World

Fionnghuala Sweeney

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310782
eISBN:
9781846313141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313141
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book takes as its subject the effect of extraterritorial sites – Ireland, Haiti, Egypt – on Frederick Douglass's writing, self-construction, national, class and racial identity, and status as a ... More


Feeling American in America, Not Feeling British in Britain

Onoso Imoagene

in Beyond Expectations: Second-Generation Nigerians in the United States and Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292314
eISBN:
9780520965881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292314.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In chapter 6, I show how the specific history an immigrant group has with the receiving country is an important aspect of the context of reception which does not receive sufficient attention in ... More


The Anxious Middle Class of Urban China: Its Emergence and Formation

Tai-lok Lui and Shuo Liu

in The City in China: New Perspectives on Contemporary Urbanism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529205473
eISBN:
9781529205510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205473.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

One of the most notable features of urbanization in China in the past two decades is the rise of an urban middle class. From the proliferation of nightlife entertainment in urban hot spots to the ... More


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