Changing Work and Community Identities in European Regions: Perspectives on the Past and Present

Hardcover | November 15, 2011

EditorJohn Kirk, Steve Jefferys, Sylvie Contrepois

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This book juxtaposes the experiences of regions that have lived or are living through industrial transition in coal-mining and manufacturing centres throughout Europe, opening the wayto a deeper understanding of the intensity of change and of how work helps shape new identities.

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This book juxtaposes the experiences of regions that have lived or are living through industrial transition in coal-mining and manufacturing centres throughout Europe, opening the wayto a deeper understanding of the intensity of change and of how work helps shape new identities.

JOHN KIRKwas Professor Emeritus of Work and Cultural Studies at London Metropolitan University, UK.He was the author of Class, Culture and Social Change, The British Working Class in the 20th Century, and with Christine Wall, Work and Identity: Historical and Cultural Contexts (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011). SYLVIE CONTREPOISis Senior Re...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9.12 × 5.64 × 0.9 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023024954X

ISBN - 13:9780230249547

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Approaching Regional and Identity Change in Europe; J.Kirk, S.Contrepois& S.Jefferys
Industrial, Urban and Worker Identity Transitions in Nuremberg; L.Meier& M.Promberger
Industrial Decline, Economic Regeneration and Identities in the Paris Region; S.Contrepois
A Tale of Two Spanish Cities: Elda and Alcoy at the Crossroads; M.Arnal, C.Castro, A.Lahera-Sánchez, J.Revilla& F.Tovar
De-Industrialisation in Upper Silesia; K.Wódz, K.Lecki,J.Klimczak-Ziólek&M.Witkowski
The Zonguldak Coalfield and the Past and Future of Turkish Coal-Mining Communities; H.Sengül& E.Aytekin
Representing Identity and Work in Transition: The Case of South Yorkshire Coal-Mining Communities in Britain; J.Kirk,S.Jefferys& C.Wall
A Skyline of European Identities; S.Contrepois, S.Jefferys&J.Kirk
Bibliography
Index