British Cultural Identities / Edition 3

British Cultural Identities / Edition 3

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by Mike Storry
     
 

A book about British cultural identities raises a number of questions: Whose Britain? Whose culture? Whose identity? Do a majority of people in the UK think of themselves as British anyway? This book analyses contemporary British identity from the various and changing ways in which people who live in the UK position themselves and are positioned by their culture today… See more details below

Overview

A book about British cultural identities raises a number of questions: Whose Britain? Whose culture? Whose identity? Do a majority of people in the UK think of themselves as British anyway? This book analyses contemporary British identity from the various and changing ways in which people who live in the UK position themselves and are positioned by their culture today. Each chapter is clearly structured around key themes, has a timeline of important dates and a list of recent British cultural examples drawn from books, films and TV programmes. In addition there is recommended reading, questions and exercises chosen by experienced teachers, and tables and photographs throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415424608
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/25/2008
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
Preface
Introduction: Britain in the modern world1
1Places and peoples: nation and region35
2Education, work, and leisure73
3Gender, sex, and the family111
4Youth culture and style139
5Class and politics175
6Ethnicity and language209
7Religion and heritage239
Conclusion: Britain towards the future273
Glossary293
Index299

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