Working-class suburb: Social change on an English council estate, 1930-2010

Working-class suburb: Social change on an English council estate, 1930-2010

by Mark Clapson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719079511
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 04/10/2012
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Mark Clapson is Reader in History at the University of Westminster

Table of Contents

List of tables vi

List of figures vii

Acknowledgements ix

Abbreviations x

1 Introduction and orientation 1

2 The delayed birth of the Whitley Estate 21

3 Building a community during the 1930s 50

4 Whitley at war 87

5 New beginnings: post-war expansion 112

6 Social change, problems and action in post-war Whitley 144

7 Leisure and the limits of social exclusion 182

8 Whitley and the wider world 215

Bibliography and sources 239

Index 253

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