The Remaking of the British Working Class, 1840-1940

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Routledge, Feb 1, 2013 - History - 118 pages
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Mike Savage and Andrew Miles provide a comprehensive introduction to the working class in Britain in the years after 1840. This textbook:
* Includes a provocative, timely and clear defence of class analysis
* Breaks new ground in showing how social mobility and urban change affected working class formation
* Demonstrates how the history of the working class is politically reconstructed
* Shows how class and gender interact in mediating social and political change
 

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Occupational change income and demographic class formation
Workplace independence and economic restructuring
Workingclass formation and the city
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