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The tenants' movement and housing struggles in Glasgow, 1945-1990

Johnstone, Charles (1992) The tenants' movement and housing struggles in Glasgow, 1945-1990. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

This study is concerned with the development of the tenants' movement and housing struggles in post-War Glasgow. It seeks to locate the changes relating to housing struggles in the context of wider social and economic changes within the `locality'. Glasgow's public sector tenants' movement has been in existence for over 60 years and there is a wealth of undocumented housing struggles that have played an important part in the history of working class life in the city. The analysis taken in this dissertation seeks to conceptualise these housing struggles in a framework based around the concept of social reproduction. It is with a class analysis of relations of reproduction, as opposed to consumption cleavages, that we can understand housing struggles at a local level.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Colleges/Schools: College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Sociology Anthropology and Applied Social Sciences
Supervisor's Name: Madigan, Ms. Ruth
Date of Award: 1992
Depositing User: Elaine Ballantyne
Unique ID: glathesis:1992-3487
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2012
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2012 14:07
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/3487

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