The Working Class in Mid-Twentieth-Century England: Community, Identity and Social Memory by Ben Jones
This book outlines how the life of the working class in England was transformed in the middle years of the 20th century. Illuminates national trends in employment, well-being and living…
The Working Class in Mid synopsis
This book outlines how the life of the working class inEngland was transformed in the middle years of the 20th century. Illuminates national trends in employment, well-being and living standards by focusing on Brighton, providing valuable new perspectives for class composition and society.
Based on new archival research, life history and contemporary social surveys, the book highlights important cultural and societal studies that have captured popular perceptions of social strata and social change in the post-war period. It shows how Council housing has been affected, slums and population trends have been removed from working-class families and communities.
While suburban division has led to a change in home life, recreation and attachment patterns, there has been significant continuity in terms of physical poverty, social networks and cultural practices. This book will be essential for reading for academics and students who are looking at modern social and cultural history, contemporary sociology, cultural studies and human geography..
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