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Identity in Britain

A cradle-to-grave atlas

by Bethan Thomas

  • 205 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Policy Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Population & demography,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12058031M
    ISBN 101861348215
    ISBN 109781861348210

    This book examines the experience of the Irish Catholic working class and their descendants in Britain as a minority experience which has been profoundly shaped by the responses of both the British state and the Catholic church to Irish migrants. The book challenges notions that the Irish have smoothly assimilated to British society and demonstrates how the reception and policies that greeted.   In nineteenth-century Britain, the legends of King Arthur and Robin Hood played an important role in construction of contemporary national identity. These two legends provide important windows on British culture and draw from very Scholars continue to find that fictional narratives provide rich insight into the historical development of a /5.

    Hybridity, Identity, and Monstrosity in Medieval Britain book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Hybridity, Identity and Mon 4/5.   Authors and teen readers recommend their favourite books dealing with issues around identity, such as racism, gender, sexuality, migration and adolescence, for Author: Sian Cain.

    Description: This important book is the first to offer in-depth analysis from the last three UK population censuses focusing on the dynamics of ethnic identity and inequalities in contemporary Britain, with contributions from experts based at or affiliated to the Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity. Patriots: National Identity in Britain by Weight, Richard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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: Identity in Britain: A cradle-to-grave atlas (): Bethan Thomas, Danny Dorling: BooksCited by:   Brit(ish) is about a search for identity. Brit(ish) is the story of how and why this came to be, and an urgent call for change.

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For nearly three hundred years British national identity was a unifying force in times of glory and times of despair. This book explores the decline of Britishness and the rise of powerful new identities in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland/5(4).

Richard Weight seeks to discuss national identity in Britain from to the present day. He looks at such obvious themes as the wartime experience, and the formation of the welfare state, as well as the British attitude towards Europe and the problem of by: The book Identity in Britain: A Cradle-to-Grave Atlas, Bethan Thomas and Daniel Dorling is published by Bristol University Press.

Identity in Britain: A Cradle-to-Grave Atlas, Thomas, Dorling All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK Brit(ish) is about a search for identity.

It is about the everyday racism that plagues British society. It is about our awkward, troubled relationship with our history. It is about why liberal attempts to be ‘colour-blind’ have caused more problems than they have solved/5.

British national identity or ‘Britishness’ has been variously defined (see Chapter 1) as possessing fluent English skills, loyalty to Britain, integration with the wider community, belief in democracy, tolerance, acceptance of equal treatment for all and respect for the country and its shared heritage.

This is a timely exploration of national identity in Great Britain over nine hundred years of history. Our attitudes to the nation state are changing - national assemblies in Scotland and Wales and growing pressures for regional assemblies.

In his vigorous new survey, Professor Robbins provides the background to these changing : Keith Robbins. own identity on a specific definition of Britain. Collective identities evolve more slowly than individual identities, and governments may find it hard to change popular perceptions of their identity (Smith 65)–as New Labour has experienced in government.

This is a book about language and the way politicians choose to use it. For instance, the crisis of identity in Caribbean region "lie[s] in the contested and interrelated process of colonization, slavery, and migration. Caribbean society bears the legacy of colonial oppression, exploitation and marginalization."(Guruprasad, 27) also in.

The essays in this volume deal chiefly with issues of class and gender, which are seen as mutually constitutive of social identity. Recent historical interest in the idea of "modernity" is represented in studies of socio-spatial relations of urban culture and in the emergence of gender-laden conceptions of the modern suburban culture of domesticity and consumerism.

In this groundbreaking examination of British war art during the Second World War, Brian Foss delves deeply into what art meant to Britain and its people at a time when the nation's very survival was under threat.

Foss probes the impact of war art on the relations between art, state patronage, and public interest in art, and he considers how this period of duress affected the trajectory of. Why Britishness, as an identity, is in crisis Journalist Afua Hirsch’s new book, Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging, explores her experience as a mixed-race woman and she discusses what it means to be British.

Britons: Forging the Nation – is a history written in by Linda Colley. Britons charts the emergence of British identity from the Act of Union in with Scotland and England to the beginning of the Victorian era in British identity, she argues, was created from four features that both united the Britons and set the nation apart from others:Author: Linda Colley.

Social identity is a concept od increasing importance in the social sciences. Here, the concept is applied to the often atheoretical realm of medieval studies. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. Social Identity in Early Medieval Britain William O.

Frazer. British Cultural Identities is aimed at people interested in these questions. It approaches the idea of British identities through contemporary practices and activities: not through institutions or economics, but through culture.

The book is written in a clear, accessible style, making it especially useful to the student, at home or overseas. Very impressive account of the fate of British identity during the second half of the 20th century.

In many ways a follow-on from Linda Colley's book, 'Britons', but with a /5. "An incredibly rich source, 'Identity in Britain' includes over two hundred full colour maps based upon the data collected in the Census." "This is a veritable Domesday Book of 21st Century British identities, as rich in argument as in data.

- A New Imperial History - Culture, Identity, and Modernity in Britain and the Empire, - Edited by Kathleen Wilson Excerpt. Introduction: histories, empires, modernities. Kathleen Wilson. The single Dress of a Woman of Quality is often the Product of an hundred ClimatesPrice: $ "This book provides a stimulating and at times contentious overview of identity issues in modern Britain.

British Cultural Studies offers a valuable introduction to the vexing problems surrounding identity in Britain, its historical development, and the debates it continues to provoke among politicians, cultural producers, and scholars."/5(1).

The BBC and national identity in Britain, Thomas Hajkowski Manchester, Hajkowski’s meticulously researched account of the early BBC includes both of these developments and the result is a book which is very much in tune with contemporary scholarship.

The detailed description of programmes and policies produce a compelling argument.The best books on Immigration and Multiculturalism in Britain recommended by David Goodhart. Managing immigration has become a key political question of our times. The author of The British Dream tells us about the British experience, and what helps multiculturalism succeed or.

Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging Hardcover – 1 Feb. Part historical exploration, part journalistic expose of racism and class disadvantage in modern Britain, this is a book searching for answers to some very big questions. Delving behind words like 'prejudice', 'disadvantage', 'structural-racism' Hirsch unpacks the real /5().