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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

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