British Social Trends since 1900

A Guide to the Changing Social Structure of Britain

  • A. H. Halsey

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. D. A. Coleman
    Pages 36-134
  3. Andrew Dilnot
    Pages 135-161
  4. Robert Price, George Sayers Bain
    Pages 162-201
  5. Kenneth Macdonald, John Ridge
    Pages 202-225
  6. A. H. Halsey
    Pages 226-267
  7. A. H. Halsey
    Pages 268-296
  8. David Butler
    Pages 297-321
  9. Bruce Wood
    Pages 322-356
  10. Julia Parker, Catriona Mirrlees
    Pages 357-397
  11. Klim McPherson, David Coleman
    Pages 398-461
  12. Julia Parker, Catriona Mirrlees
    Pages 462-517
  13. Peter Brierley
    Pages 518-560
  14. Ceri Peach, Vaughan Robinson, Julia Maxted, Judith Chance
    Pages 561-615
  15. Nigel Walker
    Pages 616-644
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 645-650

About this book


This book tells the story of changes in the social structure of Britain from 1900 to the mid 1980s. It incorporates and is a sequel to Trends in British Society since 1900, a compilation by a distinguishd group of social scientists at the University of Oxford, and the only comprehensive collection of British social statistics for the twentieth century as a whole.


environment immigration migration mobility religion society statistics

Editors and affiliations

  • A. H. Halsey
    • 1
  1. 1.University of OxfordUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1988
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-34522-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-19466-7
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