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Mass-observation 1937-40

Neil Mercer

Mass-observation 1937-40

the range of research methods

by Neil Mercer

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Published by (Faculty of Economic and Social Studies,University of Manchester) in (Manchester) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p63-65.

StatementNeil Mercer.
SeriesWorking papers in applied social research -- no.16
The Physical Object
Pagination65p. ;
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15322871M
ISBN 100947556168
OCLC/WorldCa26215021

Mass-Observation. Mass-Observation (Firm) Mass-observation archive Brighton, GB Mass-Observation (London) Mass-Observation (firma) Mass-Observation (Societat).   See Nick Stanley, ‘The Extra Dimension: a study and assessment of the methods employed by Mass-Observation in its first period –40’, PhD thesis, CNAA,

The Mass Observation project studied working class life in Bolton from Researchers under the direction of Tom Harrisson would record every aspect of day-to-day life. Here Dr Bob Snape. His stay was recorded in the MO book Britain Revisited, which took a snapshot of contemporary British life and compared it to what the ‘mass observers’ had seen and heard in Visitors to Colonel Barker's 'strange honeymoon', Blackpool, from the Mass Observation 'Worktown' study (). Image © Bolton Library and Museum.

50 Madge, Charles, ‘ Magic and materialism ’, Left Review, III (02 ), 31 –5; Madge, Charles and Harrisson, Tom, Mass-observation (), pp. 18 – Particularly useful on the political background to the ‘Mass Observation’ movement are: Jeffery, Tom, Mass observation. The Mass-Observation gathering of data wa s restarted in the s. A panel of MERCER N. Mass-Observation Book. Triggers of Election Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Comparative.


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Mass-observation 1937-40 by Neil Mercer Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is the first full scale history of Mass-Observation, the independent social research organization which, between andset out to document the attitudes, opinions, and everyday lives of the British people.

Through a combination of anthropological fieldwork, opinion surveys, and written testimony solicited from hundreds of volunteers, Mass-Observation created a huge archive of. I first learned about the book Wartime Women and the Mass Observation Project on a friend's blog and I was immediately fascinated.

The Mass Observation Project is just such a good idea. According to the website, it "was founded in by three young men, who aimed to create an 'anthropology of ourselves'.4/5(18).

The Mass Observation study of Bolton and Blackpoolknown as the Worktown Project. You can browse the catalogue here. The collection also contains a series of photographers taken by Humphrey Spender. Buy Speak for Yourself: Mass Observation Anthology, by Angus Calder (Editor), Dorothy Sheridan (Editor) online at Alibris.

We have Mass-observation 1937-40 book and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The Mass Observation study of Bolton and Blackpoolknown as the Worktown Project. The collection also contains a series of photographers taken by Humphrey Spender.

You can view a selection of Spender’s photographers online here: Bolton Worktown website. Close sidebar. The Worktown Collection Between andMass Observation conducted a major study of the towns of Bolton and Blackpool.

The team of investigators, led by Tom Harrisson and later by Charles Madge, comprised students, artists and writers. Mass-Observation Archive. About the collection. Mass Observation s. () Box 8: Political activities (Fascism, Left Book Club, Spanish Aid) 8/A Fascist activities Observer accounts: "Fascist Meeting on Town Hall steps", ms, 3pp [37], JHW.

The Mass-Observation Worktown Papers, and Britain Revisited, Catalogue To help readers, we are delighted to be able to reproduce the detailed catalogue of the Worktown Papers compiled by staff at the Mass-Observation Archive. We have added reel numbers for convenience.

Mass-Observation as Autobiography’, Sociology 27– Google Scholar Stanley, N. () ‘Beyond Empiricism: Social Reportage via Artistic Means in the Mass-Observation Experiment –40’, paper given at University of Aston,   12 Nick Stanley, ‘The Extra Dimension: a Study and Assessment of the Methods Employed by Mass-Observation in its first period –40’, unpublished PhD thesis, Birmingham Polytechnic, 13 Ben Highmore, Everyday Life and Cultural Theory, London, Worktown Collection () Box 1: Organisation of Project 1/A Bolton history (notes from secondary sources) "Bolton through the ages", ts, 8pp, with note from Andrew F.

Robinson who prepared the material. Untitled document, ts, 1p, Disreali (sic) quote. University of Sussex > Library > Special Collections > Collections > Mass-Observation Archive Studies > Worktown Collection > Catalogues > Drafts of book, excursions and observations Mass-Observation Archive.

MASS OBSERVATION ARCHIVE. Papers from the Mass-Observation Archive at the University of Sussex (books, clothes, toys) Observations of children or about children, London 51/1/A: Youth Peace Movements Observations at a Young Britons Garden Fete and ticket, handwritten, JulyBolton (WH).

Mass Observation put forward a similar argument in the introductory booklet: “As it is diffused for mass-consumption, the work of the scientist reassumes the very superstitiousness which it was to supersede”; see Madge and Harrisson, Mass-Observation, Worktown Collection (): list of topics.

18 Books 19 Church finances & social events 20 Church services 21 Sermons, processions, clergy & church personnel 64 Mass-Observation returns to Bolton & Blackpool, 65 Plans for Britain revisited.

Mass-Observation Studies (Jennings and Madge iii) This chapter is concerned with the use of a volunteer panel by Mass-Observation between and the mids and with the revival of the panel in a new phase of Mass-Observation which began in and continues to the present day.

MASS OBSERVATION ARCHIVE. Papers from the Mass-Observation Archive at the University of Sussex Part 5: Topic Collections on Welfare and Social Conditions, and.

Part 6: Topic Collections - the Home Front during World War Two. Detailed Listing - Part 5. REEL 69 HOUSING TC 1: 10 boxes.

MASS OBSERVATION ARCHIVE. Papers from the Mass-Observation Archive at the University of Sussex Part 4: Topic Collections on Social Welfare and the Beveridge Report, Detailed Listing. REEL 49 RECONSTRUCTION TC 2: Three boxes. ‘“The Extra Dimension”: A Study and Assessment of the Methods Employed by Mass-Observation in its First Period, –40’, Unpublished Ph.D.

thesis, Birmingham Polytechnic, Mass-Observation Archive. About the collection. Mass Observation s. Mass Observation to present. Related collections. Worktown Collection () Box Plans for research and book on religious activities 14/A Research methods "Religion", ts, 1p, list of material.

A good sense of the first year of Mass Observation may be derived from the early directives, pamphlets and publicity collected in the file report numbered A4 and dated, somewhat misleadingly, January ; but this is buried on the ninth page of the long list of reports and unlikely to be found by anyone who does not know what they are looking for or who is not extremely persistent .Reviewing Mass-Observation: The Archive and its Researchers Thirty Years on.

Die um im Rahmen der "Mass-Observation"-Studien erstellten Dokumente werden seit den frühen siebziger Jahren in einem öffentliches Archiv der University of Sussex zugänglich gemacht. Seit dieser Zeit erfreuen sie sich eines ständig wachsenden Interesses, und.‘Worktown collection’, which amounts to 65 boxes of material relating mainly to Mass Observation’s participant observation study in Bolton from – A third tranche of papers was added in which includes a full run of diaries from up to the end ofdirective replies from the years of and.