Mass Observation and Everyday Life

Culture, History, Theory

  • Authors
  • Nick Hubble

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Nick Hubble
    Pages 17-37
  3. Nick Hubble
    Pages 38-78
  4. Nick Hubble
    Pages 79-103
  5. Nick Hubble
    Pages 104-132
  6. Nick Hubble
    Pages 133-164
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    Pages 165-199
  8. Nick Hubble
    Pages 200-225
  9. Nick Hubble
    Pages 226-229
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 230-250

About this book


The social-research organization Mass-Observation was founded in 1937. In this book, the true extent and significance of Mass-Observation's unique role in the formation of postwar Britain's idea of itself through the examination of everyday life across the long twentieth century. An excellent guide to Mass-Observation and the period generally, this scholarly work also provides surprising insights into the role social research has played in the development of policy and mass democracy.


anthropology culture democracy Nation organization politics social research society transformation

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