British Low Culture: From Safari Suits to Sexploitation

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Psychology Press, 1998 - Social Science - 191 pages
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Identifying 'permissive populism', the trickle down of permissiveness into mass consumption, as a key feature of the 1970s, Leon Hunt considers the values of an ostensibly 'bad' decade and analyses the implications of the 1970s for issues of taste and cultural capital. Hunt explores how the British cultural landscape of the 1970s coincided with moral panics, the troubled Heath government, the three day week and the fragmentation of British society by nationalism, class conflict, race, gender and sexuality.
  

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Contents

On the Buses
10
Low cultural production in the 1970s
16
Low comedy in the 1970s
34
On the Buses
42
Man About the House
49
Some 1970s masculinities
56
The Persuaders
70
Youthsploitation fiction
74
Suburban Wives
107
Coming clean From Robin Askwith to Mary Millington
114
Confessions of a Window Cleaner 1 16
117
Confessions of a Pop Performer
119
Come Play With Me
139
British horror in the 1970s
142
House of Whipcord
145
Copyright

British sexploitation
91

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