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Identities and social change in Britain since 1940 : the politics of method

Author: Michael Savage
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940 draws extensively on archived qualitative social science data to offer a unique, personal, and challenging account of post war social change in Britain.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Savage
ISBN: 9780199587650 0199587655 9780199587667 0199587663
OCLC Number: 760217759
Description: xiii, 282 s
Contents: Preface and acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. 2005 to 1938: Lifting social groups out of the landscape; ART I: TECHNICAL IDENTITIES AND SOCIAL CHANGE; 2. 1938: The British intellectual and high-brow culture; 3. 1954: The challenge o technical identity; 4. 1950: The resurgence of gentlemanly expertise in post-war Britain; 5. 1962: The moment of sociology; PART II: THE SOCIAL SCIENC APPARATUS; 6. 1956: The end of community: the quest for the English Middletown 7. 1951: The interview and the melodrama of social mobility; 8. 1941: The sample survey and the modern rational nation; PART III: TECHNIQUE AND EXPERTIS 9. 2009: The Politics of Method; References; Appendix: Details of Archival Sources consulted
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