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Social class

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

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Articles, 1953 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 2/1/2
Scope and Contents Comprising: with Ed Shils, "The Meaning of the Coronation", 1953; "The Planners and the Planned. The Family", 1954; "The Role of the Extended Family in a Disaster", 1954; "Kinship and Family in East London", 1954; with Peter Willmott, "Seven Million Bathrooms", 1955; "Challenge to Labour" or "Secret Social Services", 1955; with Ed Shils, "What is Living and What is Dead in Socialism", 1956; with Peter Willmott, "Mothers and Daughters: a discussion of some family research in London", 1959; "Mr...
Dates: 1953 - 1959
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Articles, 1960 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 2/1/3
Scope and Contents Comprising: "The Chipped White Cups of Dover", 1960; with Hildred Geertz, "Old Age in London and San Francisco", 1961; "A Note for Discussion on the Mother-Daughter Tie", 1961; "Is Your Child in the Unlucky Generation?", 1962; with John Gibson, "In Search of an Explanation of Social Mobility", 1963; with Bernard Benjamin and Chris Wallis, "The Mortality of Widowers", 1963; "Policy for Public Schools", 1963; "What Sort of People", 1963; "Family Life in 1984", 1963; "Announcing the National...
Dates: 1960 - 1965
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Articles

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 2/1/8
Scope and Contents Comprising: "Socialism, Work and Leisure", undated; with Peter Willmott, "Social Grading by Manual Workers", undated; preface to James Burnham "The Managerial Revolution", undated; "Ancestor-Worship in the United States", undated; "The Deputy-Treasurer's Penny", undated; "From Nation State to World Society", undated; "Our Hero and the Squidgy Scorpion. An NHS Saga", undated; "Travelling Classrooms on British Railways", undated; and "My Mother at the Eye Doctor's", undated.
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Articles collected for an anthology, 1938-70

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 2/2/1
Scope and Contents Comprising: "Manpower in War", 1938; "Social Services in the Blitz" also known as "London Under Bombing", 1941; with Henry Bunbury, "Financial Mysticism", 1943; "Distribution of Income within the Family", 1952; with Ed Shils, "The Meaning of the Coronation", 1953; "The Role of the Extended Family in a Disaster", 1954; with Peter Willmott, "Social Grading by Manual Workers", undated; with John Gibson, "In Search of Explanation of Social Mobility", 1963; with Bernard Benjamin and Chris Wallis,...
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BBC: 'Social Class in Britain Today', 1956 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/4
Scope and Contents Working papers for Mark Abrams's four-part BBC Home Service radio series 'Social Class in Britain Today' (January 1957), produced by B. C. [Bee] Horton. Includes copies of four 'As Recorded' BBC scripts, read by Mark Abrams; letters from members of the public regarding the series and Abrams's work (x25); and Abrams's notes, drafts, and press cuttings.
Dates: 1956 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Class, 1952 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/6
Scope and Contents Working papers on class, covering subjects such as definitions of social class; labour market patterns; social mobility and ambition; classlessness; embourgeoisement; education and higher education; occupational and professional identities; private, cultural, and emotional signifiers of class; politics and the middle classes; class and socio-economic status in the public and private sectors, including the civil service, business, and financial services; and class and the intelligentsia....
Dates: 1952 - 1969
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Economics, 1950 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/13
Scope and Contents Working papers on economics, covering subjects such as personal income distribution; public opinion on salaries in different professions; living standards; class, money, and social status; taxation and death duties; and market forecasting. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes. Including copies of Mark Abrams's articles "The Changed Patterns of Personal Incomes" (1955) and "The New Consumer" (1958), and drafts for article(s) on social and...
Dates: 1950 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Elite survey, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 1/5/3
Scope and Contents Including notes on the honours system and a transcript of an interview with Herbert Morrison.
Dates: 1962
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"Equality and Social Class", 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 3/2/1
Scope and Contents A series of lectures, sub-titled "The Philosopher and the Bricklayer", given in the Easter Term, 1961.
Dates: 1961
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Labour Party, 1941 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/21
Scope and Contents Working papers on the Labour Party, covering subjects such as news coverage of the 1945 General Election; electioneering and local and national political campaigns; and analysis of election results. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's reading notes and his own notes on subjects including British capitalism; social class, floating voters, and voting behaviour; personalities in British politics; and the potential impact of market research on the...
Dates: 1941 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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North/South Divide, 1985 - 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/28
Scope and Contents Working papers on the North/South divide in Britain. Consists largely of press cuttings, with Mark Abrams's notes and draft papers.
Dates: 1985 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Politics, 1954 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/30
Scope and Contents Working papers on politics, political leadership, voting behaviours, and election campaigns.
Dates: 1954 - 1969
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Publications, Papers, and Talks, 1931 - 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection covers nearly every aspect to Abrams's career and comprises: market research and social survey data; reports on results of surveys produced by the organisations for which Abrams worked, including the London Press Exchange and his own business Research Services Ltd. and their clients; papers covering Abrams's consultancy and committee work for the Labour Party, Social Science Research Council, and Age Concern; and published articles and talks by Abrams himself. The...
Dates: 1931 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Social Forecasting, 1961 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/37
Scope and Contents Working papers on social forecasting in Britain and the wider world, covering subjects such as futurology; the role of economic planning in society; the impact of economic growth on social structures; the future of European internationalist co-operation; housing and food crises; education; industrial strategy; inequality; and the potential impacts of social research on social change. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes.
Dates: 1961 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Social mobility survey, 1963 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 1/5/4
Scope and Contents From the Series: Including the Bethnal Green and Debden surveys.
Dates: 1963 - 1969
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"Social Structure and Social Class", 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 3/2/3
Scope and Contents A series of lectures given in the Easter Term, 1963. The texts of only two lectures survive.
With notes on bureaucracy and the sociology of institutions.
Dates: 1963

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