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Doing Working Class History: Research, Heritage and Engagement (2024)
Book
Harrison, L. (2024). O. Betts, & L. Price (Eds.). Doing Working Class History: Research, Heritage and Engagement. Routledge

Perhaps the most difficult aspect of researching, interpreting, and engaging with working-class history is how broad the terms of reference can be. Rarely a week seems to go by without the working-class, however defined (or undefined), being the subj... Read More about Doing Working Class History: Research, Heritage and Engagement.

Everyone has a tale to tell: Family history, family historians and working-class histories (2024)
Book Chapter
Harrison, L. (2024). Everyone has a tale to tell: Family history, family historians and working-class histories. In Doing Working Class History: Research, Heritage and Engagement. Routledge

In this chapter, Laura Harrison considers the multiple decade-long boom of family history and how it connects to the research and practice of working-class history. Family history, the chapter argues, has much to offer the historian both in terms of... Read More about Everyone has a tale to tell: Family history, family historians and working-class histories.

Street Life: The leisure spaces and places of working-class youth in Britain, c.1870-1960 (2024)
Book Chapter
Harrison, L. (2024). Street Life: The leisure spaces and places of working-class youth in Britain, c.1870-1960. In Doing Working-Class History: Research, Heritage, and Engagement. Routledge

One Sunday in early January 1954, the Rev. Peter Stanley, senior curate of St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church in Darlington, County Durham, pronounced in his weekly sermon that the young people parading in the Darlington main streets on the ‘monke... Read More about Street Life: The leisure spaces and places of working-class youth in Britain, c.1870-1960.

When I Dare To Be Powerful International Conference: In conversation with Ja' Tovia Monique Gary (2023)
Digital Artefact
Francis, P. (2023). When I Dare To Be Powerful International Conference: In conversation with Ja' Tovia Monique Gary. [Podcast]

When I Dare To Be Powerful International Conference Podcast Series. When I Dare to be Powerful International Conference brought filmmakers, artists, writers and activists together with conceptual thinkers and cultural theorists to answer pressing... Read More about When I Dare To Be Powerful International Conference: In conversation with Ja' Tovia Monique Gary.

The Message (2022)
Book Chapter
Sobers, S. (2022). The Message. In C. Leith, & P. Wrigglesworth (Eds.), Left Cultures: A Lexicon Of Stories Past And Present. Bristol: Left Cultures

How listening to 'The Message' by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five in 1982, became a life changing class-conscious moment for a 10 year old boy.

Being working class in the academy (2018)
Other
Johnston, C. (2018). Being working class in the academy. [Newspaper Article]. Times Higher Education

While widening access is high on universities’ agendas at undergraduate level, class barriers still prevail in the academy. Here, five working-class scholars describe their experiences of ‘otherness’