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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

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

Youth policy, civil society and the modern Irish state

Youth policy, civil society and the modern Irish state

Fred Powell, Martin Geoghegan, and Scanlon f

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083532
eISBN:
9781781706268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083532.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The symbolic and material treatment of youth by Irish society in general, and the institutions of Church, State and civil society more specifically, reflect broad social and cultural shifts. In a ... More

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