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Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

David Durnin and Ian Miller (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097850
eISBN:
9781526120977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45 is the first exploration of Irish medical and health experiences during the First and Second World Wars, as well as during the Irish ... More

A Minority and the StateTravellers in Britain in the Twentieth Century

A Minority and the State: Travellers in Britain in the Twentieth Century

Becky Taylor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075674
eISBN:
9781781700853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075674.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book is a history of Britain's travelling communities in the twentieth century, drawing together detailed archival research at local and national levels to explore the impact of state and ... More

More than a GameThe Computer Game as Fictional Form

More than a Game: The Computer Game as Fictional Form

Barry Atkins

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063640
eISBN:
9781781700235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063640.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is dedicated to the study of computer games in terms of the stories they tell and the manner of their telling. It applies practices of reading texts from literary and cultural studies to ... More

Music and the Sociological GazeArt Worlds and Cultural Production

Music and the Sociological Gaze: Art Worlds and Cultural Production

Peter J. Martin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072161
eISBN:
9781781701492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072161.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the interface between musicological and sociological approaches to the analysis of music, and in doing so reveals the differing foundations of cultural studies and sociological ... More

Object MattersCondoms, Adolescence and Time

Object Matters: Condoms, Adolescence and Time

Nicole Vitellone

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075681
eISBN:
9781781700877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075681.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

During the mid-1980s, the object of the condom became associated with the prevention of HIV/AIDS. This book investigates the consequences of this shift in the object's meaning. Focusing on the US, ... More

Performing EnglishnessIdentity and politics in a contemporary folk resurgence

Performing Englishness: Identity and politics in a contemporary folk resurgence

Trish Winter and Simon Keegan-Phipps

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097300
eISBN:
9781781708699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097300.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Performing Englishness looks in detail at the growth in popularity and profile of the English folk arts in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Based on original research within English folk ... More

Postcolonial Minorities in Britain and FranceIn the Hyphen of the Nation-State

Postcolonial Minorities in Britain and France: In the Hyphen of the Nation-State

Shailja Sharma

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993993
eISBN:
9781526121028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993993.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The book analyses why religious and racial minorities in Britain and France are unable to integrate into the nation-state. By examining their religious and cultural integration as well as their ... More

Radical childhoodsSchooling and the struggle for social change

Radical childhoods: Schooling and the struggle for social change

Jessica Gerrard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719090219
eISBN:
9781781706954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090219.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Education has long been central to the struggle for radical social change. Yet, as social class inequalities sustain and deepen, it is increasingly difficult to conceptualise and understand the ... More

Theorising MediaPower, Form and Subjectivity

Theorising Media: Power, Form and Subjectivity

John Corner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082603
eISBN:
9781781703182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082603.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores how issues of power, form and subjectivity feature at the core of all serious thinking about the media, including appreciations of their creativity as well as anxiety about the ... More

Time and Memory in Reggae MusicThe Politics of Hope

Time and Memory in Reggae Music: The Politics of Hope

Sarah Daynes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076213
eISBN:
9781781702116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076213.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

On the basis of a body of reggae songs from the 1970s and late 1990s, this book offers a sociological analysis of memory, hope and redemption in reggae music. From Dennis Brown to Sizzla, the way in ... More

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