British Social Trends since 1900: A Guide to the Changing by A. Halsey

  • admin
  • April 1, 2017
  • Public Policy
  • Comments Off on British Social Trends since 1900: A Guide to the Changing by A. Halsey

By A. Halsey

This publication tells the tale of alterations within the social constitution of england from 1900 to the mid Eighties. It contains and is a sequel to tendencies in British Society because 1900, a compilation via a distinguishd crew of social scientists on the college of Oxford, and the one complete selection of British social facts for the 20th century as a whole.

Show description

Read or Download British Social Trends since 1900: A Guide to the Changing Social Structure of Britain PDF

Best public policy books

Handbook of Global International Policy (Public Administration and Public Policy)

Written by means of approximately 25 professionals within the box, the instruction manual of worldwide foreign coverage makes a speciality of public coverage concerns between and inside of countries on each continent-comparing methods and purposes to real-world difficulties. starting with an intensive creation to the topic, the guide reviewsformer and rising U.

Pursuing Truth, Excercising Power: Social Science and Public Policy in the Twenty-First Century (University Seminars Leonard Hastings Schoff Memorial Lectures)

The stipulations that formed the increase and enlargement of yankee social technology are swiftly altering, and with them, the phrases of its dating with energy and coverage. As globalization has reduced the function of the nation because the locus of public coverage in prefer of NGOs, multinational companies and different inner most entities, it has raised vital questions on the way forward for the social sciences and their universalist pretensions.

The Americanization of Europe: Culture, Diplomacy, and Anti-Americanism After 1945

Contemporary tensions among the U. S. and Europe appear to have spread out an insuperable rift, whereas Americanization, deplored through a few, welcomed through others, turns out to growth unabated. This quantity explores, for the 1st time and in a comparative demeanour, the function American tradition and anti-Americanism play in 11 consultant ecu international locations, together with significant powers like nice Britain, France, (West) Germany, Russia/Soviet Union, and Italy in addition to smaller nations like Austria, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Sweden, and Poland.

Guardians of language : twenty voices through history

This ebook presents an available account of the origins and conceptual foundations of language coverage. Florian Coulmas discusses the effect of twenty intellectuals from medieval to fashionable instances, and from quite a few cultures, who've taken factor with language, its use, improvement, and political strength.

Additional resources for British Social Trends since 1900: A Guide to the Changing Social Structure of Britain

Example text

It is at this point that our own emphases and interpretations have entered. We have paid little attention to the institutions of language. 17 The British population is almost universally literate in a common language, though in earlier centuries dialects and illiteracy would have to be taken into account, and in any case it is open to debate how far the existence of the Welsh language, of class-linked linguistic structure and usages, and of non-Englishspeaking communities among the ethnic minorities can be disregarded.

Thus Walker quotes Lady Wootton's comment that 'the internal combustion engine has revolutionalised the business of our criminal courts'. On the other hand, although the number of men and women employed by the police forces have more than doubled since 1900, the actual man hours worked per thousand of the population has remained more or less the same throughout the century. 8 records the history of recorded indictable offences. The frequency of murder has changed very little while the frequency of attempts at burglaries and other 'breaking and entering' crimes has increased 42-fold.

Aged 14 or over. 7. Aged 15 or over. 8. 1976/77. 9. 1981/82 Source: Social Trends, 17 (Table A 1). Reproduced with the permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office. higher educations: Men Women Aged 21 or over in: Non-advanced further education (of which adult education) Part-time higher educations Full-time higher educations 6. Children in extended schooling 7. Formal qualifications N - 35 77 54 37 38 6 63 12 32 83 10 I 28 8 72 9 16 23 39 41 1 5 3 6 18 88 77 Shared equally I - 12 23 79 12 - - 49 5 15 2 77 61 51 35 21 Mainly Mainly men women 47 80 58 17 64 21 35 45 62 Shared equally Tasks should be allocated to I I - 16 19 74 13 - 48 4 - 16 68 49 42 31 15 Mainly Mainly men women 50 80 63 24 30 49 56 68 71 Shared equally Tasks should be allocated to Never-married peoplfil 3.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.57 of 5 – based on 15 votes