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Ageing selves and everyday life in the north of EnglandYears in the making

Ageing selves and everyday life in the north of England: Years in the making

Cathrine Degnen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083082
eISBN:
9781781706244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083082.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Seeking to better understand what it means to grow older in contemporary Britain from the perspective of older people themselves, this richly detailed ethnographic study engages in debates over ... More

The Arc and the MachineNarrative and New Media

The Arc and the Machine: Narrative and New Media

Caroline Bassett

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073427
eISBN:
9781781700907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073427.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is a defence of narrative in an age of information. Stressing interpretation and experience alongside affect and sensation, it argues that narrative is key to contemporary forms of cultural ... More

The British in Rural FranceLifestyle Migration and the Ongoing Quest for a Better Way of Life

The British in Rural France: Lifestyle Migration and the Ongoing Quest for a Better Way of Life

Michaela Caroline Benson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082498
eISBN:
9781781701843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082498.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This is a study of how lifestyle choices intersect with migration, and how this relationship frames and shapes post-migration lives. It presents a conceptual framework for understanding ... More

Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UKForced Displacement and Onward Migration

Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK: Forced Displacement and Onward Migration

Laura Jeffery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084300
eISBN:
9781781702451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084300.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The Chagos islanders were forcibly uprooted from the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean between 1965 and 1973. This book compares the experiences of displaced Chagos islanders in Mauritius with ... More

The cruelty manChild welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889-1956

The cruelty man: Child welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889-1956

Sarah-Anne Buckley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719087660
eISBN:
9781781706275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087660.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Cruelty Man represents the first comprehensive account of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) in Ireland, from its foundations in 1889, to the passing of ... More

Culture on DrugsNarco-cultural Studies of High Modernity

Culture on Drugs: Narco-cultural Studies of High Modernity

Dave Boothroyd

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055980
eISBN:
9781781700921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055980.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Never has a reconsideration of the place of drugs in our culture been more urgent than it is today. Drugs are seen as both panaceas and panapathogens, and the apparent irreconcilability of these ... More

Death and SecurityMemory and Mortality at the Bombsite

Death and Security: Memory and Mortality at the Bombsite

Charlotte Heath-Kelly

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993139
eISBN:
9781526120991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993139.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Death is simultaneously silent, and very loud, in political life. Politicians and media scream about potential threats lurking behind every corner, but academic discourse often neglects mortality. ... More

Devolution and the Scottish ConservativesBanal Activism, Electioneering and the Politics of Irrelevance

Devolution and the Scottish Conservatives: Banal Activism, Electioneering and the Politics of Irrelevance

Alexander Smith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079696
eISBN:
9781781703052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079696.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book is an ethnographic study of devolution and politics in Scotland, as well as of party-political activism more generally. It explores how Conservative Party activists who had opposed ... More

Discourses on LGBT Asylum in the UkConstructing a Queer Haven

Discourses on LGBT Asylum in the Uk: Constructing a Queer Haven

Thibaut Raboin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099632
eISBN:
9781526121011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099632.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Discourses on LGBT asylum in the UK analyses fifteen years of debate, activism and media narrative and examines the way asylum is conceptualized at the crossroads of nationhood, post colonialism and ... More

An ethnography of English football fansCans, cops and carnivals

An ethnography of English football fans: Cans, cops and carnivals

Geoff Pearson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087219
eISBN:
9781781706145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087219.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This is an ethnographic account of English football fans who travel home and away with their team, based upon sixteen years’ participant observation. The author identifies a distinct sub-culture of ... More

Foreign Players and Football SupportersThe Old Firm, Arsenal, Paris Saint-Germain

Foreign Players and Football Supporters: The Old Firm, Arsenal, Paris Saint-Germain

David Ranc

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719086120
eISBN:
9781781702246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086120.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

‘Mercenaries’, ‘cheats’, ‘destroying the soul of (English) football’, ‘destroying the link between football clubs and their supporters’: foreign football players have been accused of being at the ... More

Foreigners, minorities and integrationThe Muslim immigrant experience in Britain and Germany

Foreigners, minorities and integration: The Muslim immigrant experience in Britain and Germany

Sarah Hackett

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083174
eISBN:
9781781706251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083174.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book is a study of two post-war Muslim ethnic minority communities that have been overwhelmingly neglected in the academic literature and public debate on migration to Britain and Germany: those ... More

The Fourth EstateJournalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

The Fourth Estate: Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Mark O'Brien

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096136
eISBN:
9781526121004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096136.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book examines the history of journalists and journalism in twentieth century Ireland. While many media institutions have been subjected to historical scrutiny, the professional and ... More

From reason to practice in bioethicsAn anthology dedicated to the works of John Harris

From reason to practice in bioethics: An anthology dedicated to the works of John Harris

John Coggon, Sarah Chan, Soren Holme, and Thomasine Kushner (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096235
eISBN:
9781781708392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096235.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

From Reason to Practice in Bioethics: An Anthology Dedicated to the Works of John Harris brings together original contributions from some of the world’s leading scholars in the field of bioethics. ... More

Image OperationsVisual media and political conflict

Image Operations: Visual media and political conflict

Jens Eder and Charlotte Klonk (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107213
eISBN:
9781526120984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107213.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Still and moving images are crucial factors in contemporary political conflicts. They not only have representational, expressive or illustrative functions, but also augment and create significant ... More

Imagining the popular in contemporary French culture

Imagining the popular in contemporary French culture

Diana Holmes and David Looseley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078163
eISBN:
9781781705056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078163.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book, which is about what ‘popular culture’ means in France, and how the term's shifting meanings have been negotiated and contested, represents a theoretically informed study of the way that ... More

Immigration and housing in the Republic of Ireland

Immigration and housing in the Republic of Ireland

Brian Portley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095931
eISBN:
9781781708514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095931.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book examines the lived housing experiences of recently arrived migrants in Ireland viewed in the context of national and international trends The analysis focuses on the ‘housing pathways’ of ... More

‘Insubordinate Irish’Travellers in the Text

‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Mícheál Ó hAodha

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book traces a number of common themes relating to the representation of Irish Travellers in Irish popular tradition and how these themes have impacted on Ireland's collective imagination. A ... More

Integration in IrelandThe Everyday Lives of African Migrants

Integration in Ireland: The Everyday Lives of African Migrants

Fiona Murphy and Mark Maguire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086946
eISBN:
9781781704608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086946.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

During the past fifteen years, many thousands of people have passed through the Irish asylum system, especially migrants from Africa. Public debates in Ireland, in common with other EU Member States, ... More

Kids and Branding In A Digital World

Kids and Branding In A Digital World

Barrie Gunter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097874
eISBN:
9781526104359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097874.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Brands are introduced into the lives of consumers from an early age. Even before they start school, they can recognise brand names and ask for brands by name. The meaning of brands to children can ... More

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