Identity Studies in the Social Sciences

Changing Work and Community Identities in European Regions

Perspectives on the Past and Present

Authors: Kirk, John, Contrepois, Sylvie, Jefferys, Steve

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This book juxtaposes the experiences of regions that have lived or are living through industrial transition in coal-mining and manufacturing centres throughout Europe, opening the way to a deeper understanding of the intensity of change and of how work helps shape new identities.

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MARIA ARNAL Lecturer in the Sociology Department at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain E. ATTILA AYTEKIN Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey CARLOS DE CASTRO Lecturer at University of Murcia, Spain JOLANTA KLIMCZAK-ZIÓLEK Senior Researcher at the University of Silesia, Poland ARTURO LAHERA-SÁNCHEZ Senior Professor at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain KRZYSZTOF LECKI Sociologist at the University of Silesia, Poland LARS MEIER Senior Researcher at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nuremberg and is Teaching Sociology at the Technical University of Darmstadt and the University of Munich, Germany MARKUS PROMBERGER Head of Joblessness and Social Inclusion Research at the IAB, Lecturer at University of Erlangen, and Visiting Professor at the University of Munich, Germany JUAN CARLOS REVILLA Senior Lecturer in the Social Psychology Department at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain H. TARIK ?ENGÜL Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey FRANCISCO JOSÉ TOVAR Researcher in the Social Psychology Department at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain CHRISTINE WALL Senior Research Fellow at the School of Architecture and the Built Environment, University of Westminster, UK and Deputy Director of ProBE (Centre for Research into the Production of the Built Environment) MACIEJ WITKOWSKI Senior Lecturer and Researcher at the Academy of Business, Poland KAZIMIERA WÓDZ Professor of Sociology, Head of Cultural Studies and of Social Work, Institute of Sociology, University of Silesia, Poland

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Approaching Regional and Identity Change in Europe

    Pages 1-22

    Kirk, John (et al.)

  • Industrial, Urban and Worker Identity Transitions in Nuremberg

    Pages 23-56

    Meier, Lars (et al.)

  • Industrial Decline, Economic Regeneration and Identities in the Paris Region

    Pages 57-90

    Contrepois, Sylvie

  • Two Spanish Cities at the Crossroads: Changing Identities in Elda and Alcoy

    Pages 91-123

    Arnal, María (et al.)

  • Post-communist Transitions: Mapping the Landscapes of Upper Silesia

    Pages 124-153

    Wódz, Kazimiera (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Changing Work and Community Identities in European Regions
Book Subtitle
Perspectives on the Past and Present
Authors
Series Title
Identity Studies in the Social Sciences
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-35391-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230353916
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-24954-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32081-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 265
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