Understanding Post-War British Society

By: Obelkevich, James [editor]; Catterall, Peter [editor]

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"Understanding Post-War British Society" is a unique textbook which brings together the perspectives of a group of distinguished sociologists and social historians to understand the shaping of British society. The premise of the book is that these two approaches are complementary and mutually enriching. To understand how society operates it is necessary to explore not only its constituent structures and relationships, but how these structures emerge and why changes occur within them.
"Understanding Post-War British Society" critically appraises the usefulness of current theories in advancing our understanding of contemporary society, and explores British society as dynamic and developing. In the process the authors appreciate and draw our attention to the fact that society is shaped not just by social policy and structures, but by how far these shape people's life-patterns, attitudes, experience and conduct.
Contributors: Celia Brackenridge; Joan Brown; Robert Burgess; Rosemary Crompton; John Curtice; Grace Davie; Chris Harris; Chris Law; Arthur Marwick; Anne Murcott; Edward Royle; Richard Smith; Penny Summerfield; Anthea Tinker and Diana Woodward.

Title: Understanding Post-War British Society

Author/Composer: Obelkevich, James [editor]; Catterall, Peter [editor]

Categories: History World,

Publisher: Routledge: 1994-12-21

ISBN Number: 041510940X

ISBN Number 13: 9780415109406

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 005022

Description: Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Minor cover wear and outer soil. Used paperback book copy of Understanding Post-War British Society. Edited by James Obelkevich and Peter Catterall. Contributors: Celia Brackenridge, Joan Brown, Robert Burgess, Rosemary Crompton, John Curtice, Grace Davie, Chris Harris, Chris Law, Arthur Marwick, Anne Murcott, Edward Royle, Richard Smith, Penny Summerfield, Anthea Tinker and Diana Woodward. London: Routledge, 1994. Printed and bound in Great Britain. xi,, 213 pages. 6-1/8 x 9-1/8 inches, 24 cm. List price 65.95.Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over!

Keywords: Nonfiction Books, Great Britain Social Conditions, Post WWII England, Social Science, Anthropology, Political Science, Textbooks,