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Discipline and Defaulters

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the early twentieth century, police constables in Manchester, Birmingham, and Liverpool didn't carry out their duties without questioning some of them. In order to make their jobs less burdensome, ... More


The Police and the Public: Animosity

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the early twentienth century, animosity existed between policemen and the public in Manchester, Birmingham, and Liverpool. Much of this animosity was reflected in ‘incivility’, when both sides ... More


Multifarious Duties

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

During disturbances and strikes, or when people and animals needed to be rescued, policemen in Manchester, Birmingham, and Liverpool in the early twentieth century were expected to be there. However, ... More


Putting on the Uniform

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In England, working-class families encouraged their sons to apply to the police force to earn regular wages and a chance for promotion. Believing that policing paid a steady wage for little effort, a ... More


Police Unions and Federations

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the nineteenth century, policing in Manchester, Birmingham, and Liverpool had been considered an unskilled working-class job similar to unskilled agricultural labourers. Seventy-five per cent of ... More


The Police and the Public: Fraternizing

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the early twentienth century, police constables in Manchester, Birmingham, and Liverpool interacted with many levels of society. These interactions could be antagonistic and violent, but outside ... More


Factions and Friendships

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the early twentieth century, police constables in Manchester, Birmingham, and Liverpool acted out contradictory patterns of internal hostilities and loyalties, not only within ranks but also up ... More


The Police and the Public: Women

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the early twentienth century, police constables in Manchester, Birmingham, and Liverpool had both friendly and testy relationships with civilians, including women. Women was a major source of ... More


Domestic Life

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the early twentienth century, the domestic lives of police constables and their families in Manchester, Birmingham, and Liverpool followed common working-class patterns. These patterns were also ... More


Introduction: Invisible Men

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the lives of ordinary police constables who were part of the city police forces of Liverpool, Manchester, and Birmingham in the years between 1900 and 1939. It looks at policing in ... More


Taking off the Uniform

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the early twentienth century, police constables in Manchester, Birmingham, and Liverpool quit the police force before reaching retirement age due to a variety of reasons, from poor health to ... More


Conclusion

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In Manchester, Birmingham, and Liverpool, the prospects for a constable joining the police force in the 1930s were very different from those back in the 1900s. The 1900s recruit was more likely to ... More


Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Joanne Klein

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides a study of police constables walking the beat in England during the early part of the twentieth century. Using archival evidence, it presents an insight into the everyday lives of ... More


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