Statement of responsibility: edited by David Forrest, Beth Johnson
ISBN: 1137555068, 9781137555069
295 pages : illustrations (colour)
Performing arts; Society & culture: general; Cultural studies; Television series Great Britain History and criticism.; Films, cinema; Performing Arts.; Sociology
Electronic reproduction. Askews and Holts. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Also available in printed form ISBN 9781137555052
- 1. Introduction (David Forrest and Beth Johnson).- Part I
- Authorship and Class - 2. Beth Johnson (The University of Leeds) This is England
- Authorship, Critical Contexts and Class Telly.- 3. David Forrest (The University of Sheffield) Jimmy McGoverns The Street and the Politics of Everyday Life.- 4. Stephen Harper (The University of Portsmouth) - High-flyers, Hooligans and Helpmates
- Images of Social Class in the Television Dramas of Stephen Poliakoff.- Part II
- Institutions and Structures of Class - 5. Paul Elliott (University of Worcester) - Through Class Darkly
- Class in the British TV Noir.- 6. Felicity Colman and David James (Manchester Metropolitan University) - Military Class
- Hearts and Minds on the Domestic Screen.- 7. Gill Jamieson (University of the West of Scotland) - Creating a Level Playing Field: Honest Endeavour Together!
- Social Mobility, Entrepreneurialism and Class in Mr Selfridge.- 8. James Dalby (University of Gloucestershire) - Social Class and Television Audiences in the 1990s.- 9. HollyGale Millette (The University of Southampton) - Searching for Hugh Gaitskell in a Neoliberal Landscape Masculinities and Class Mobility in Goodnight Sweetheart.- Part III
- Place and Class - 10. James Leggott (Northumbria University) - From Newcastle to Nashville: The Northern Soul of Jimmy Nail.- 11. Het Phillips (University of Birmingham) - A Woman Like That Is Not A Woman, Quite.
- I Have Been Her Kind
- Maxine Peake and the Gothic Excess of Northern Femininity.- 12. Paul Long (Birmingham City University) Class, Place and History in the Imaginative Landscapes of Peaky Blinders.- 13. Helen Piper (University of Bristol) - Happy Valley
- Compassion, evil and exploitation in an ordinary trouble town.- Part IV
- Taste and Class - 14. Phil Wickham (University of Exeter) - 21st Century British Sitcom and the Hidden Injuries of Class.- 15. Chris Pallant and James Newton (Canterbury Christchurch University) - Animating Class in Contemporary British Television.- 16. Antony Mullen (Durham University) - Public Property
- Celebrity and the Politics of New Labour in Footballers Wives.- 17. Sue Vice (The University of Sheffield) - Grandmas House and the Charms of the Petit-Bourgeoisie.