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Author Mckenzie, Lisa, author.

Title Getting by : estates, class and culture in austerity Britain / Lisa McKenzie.

Published Bristol Policy Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  307.336216 MCKE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: The importance of narrative -- Representations and value -- Class injustice: disrespect, misrecognition and non-recognition -- ̀Broken' Britain -- The myths of the ̀benefit scrounger' -- Working-class ̀bad' behaviour -- 1.St Ann's, Nottingham: a working-class story -- Introduction -- Working-class Nottingham -- ̀Whatever people say I am, that's what I'm not' -- Poverty: The forgotten Englishmen and ̀1968' -- Sunshine and rain: Jamaica comes to Nottingham -- Demolition and concrete -- St Ann's in the millennium -- St Ann's: a neighbourhood of disadvantage -- Educational achievement -- Local services -- St Ann's, Stannzville, SV -- 2.̀Being St Ann's' -- Getting by, by making ends meet -- Starting out -- Small stories -- Picking up litter -- Rough and ready -- Being ready -- Being and belonging to St Ann's -- 3.The missing men -- Finding the missing men -- Chatting business -- Passing by -- Family life and value -- Misha and Tyler --
Contents note continued: Unintended consequences -- 4.̀A little bit of sugar' -- Gucci sunglasses -- ̀Whatever they think I am, I am' -- Being a person of value -- Jamaicanisation -- ̀Black pearl precious little girl' -- Once you go black you never go back -- Rice 'n peas 'n chicken -- Respect, recognition and status -- 5.̀On road, don't watch that' -- Local inclusion and social exclusion -- Council estates as places of safety -- Safety from class prejudice -- Moving out, and staying in Stannzville -- 6.̀The roof is on fire': despair, fear and civil unrest -- Badness and ̀fuckery', fear and hostility -- August 2011 -- Kath and Perry -- Duggan verdict: ̀lawful killing' -- Last words: the working class -- a sorry state? -- Positive namings -- Local inclusion -- Value -- Belonging and identification.
Other formats Also issued online.
Subject Neighborhoods -- England -- Nottingham.
Public housing -- England -- Nottingham.
Working class -- England -- Nottingham.
Poor -- England -- Nottingham -- Social conditions.
Poor -- England -- Nottingham -- Attitudes.
ISBN 9781447309956 (pbk.) : £14.99
9781447311294 (ePub)
9781447311300 (Kindle)