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Preface

David Utting

in Contemporary social evils

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424099
eISBN:
9781447301981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424099.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

There were a number of concrete issues in contemporary Britain that participants identified with relative frequency as well as considerable passion. It was also common for people to discuss these ... More


Poverty Propaganda: Exploring the Myths

Tracy Shildrick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447323976
eISBN:
9781447323990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323976.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Does ‘real’ poverty still exist in Britain? How do people differentiate between the supposed ‘deserving’ and ‘undeserving’ poor? Is there a culture of worklessness passed down from generation to ... More


Living Cargo: How Black Britain Performs Its Past

Steven Blevins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697144
eISBN:
9781452955315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697144.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Living Cargo offers a wide-ranging study of contemporary literatures, films, visual arts and performances by writers and artists who live and work in the UK but who also maintain strong ties to ... More


A little Brit different? BBC America and transnational constructs of Britishness

Darrell M. Newton

in Adjusting the Contrast: British Television and Constructs of Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100986
eISBN:
9781526132185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100986.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how BBCA has represented contemporary Britain in its programming choices since 1998, when it began service in the United States. With a healthy range of programming that ... More


@Bristol: Dissident Publics in a Neoliberal City

Steven Blevins

in Living Cargo: How Black Britain Performs Its Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697144
eISBN:
9781452955315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697144.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The sixth and final chapter of Living Cargo concludes with an interrogation of urban regeneration in the city of Bristol, situating the neoliberal city’s alliance with private real estate investors ... More


Classes, Cultures, and Politics: Essays on British History for Ross McKibbin

Clare V. J. Griffiths, James J. Nott, and William Whyte (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199579884
eISBN:
9780191804496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199579884.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book investigates those fields in British history that have been illustrated by the works of Ross McKibbin, one of the foremost historians of twentieth-century Britain. The book examines ... More


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