Class, Culture and Social Change

On the Trail of the Working Class

  • John Kirk

About this book

Introduction

Drawing on the work of Raymond Williams, Valentin Volosinov and Mikhail Bakhtin, the book examines key issues for working-class studies including: the idea of the 'death' of class; the importance of working-class writing; the significance of place and space for understanding working-class identity; and the centrality of work in working-class lives.

Keywords

Cultural Studies culture identity social change

Authors and affiliations

  • John Kirk
    • 1
  1. 1.Working Lives Research InstituteLondon Metropolitan UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230590229
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2007
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-36158-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-59022-9
  • About this book