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London Calling
By Tim Butler

London Calling

The Middle Classes and the Remaking of Inner London

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London Calling by Tim Butler

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Symbolizing both commerce and culture, London has always been a magnet for the ambitions of the middle classes. However, the past three decades have witnessed a dramatic fragmentation in inner-city Londons social map. New and highly distinctive middle-class neighbourhoods have sprung up where embattled workers seek to combat the deleterious effects of long working hours, travel, and stress on traditional family values. This book is the first to explore the powerful impact of globalization on Londons economy and those who are caught up in it. More and more people are responding to the negative effects of working life as well as the lack of structure in their lives and particularly those of their children. The gentrification of certain areas and the differences among them directly reflects this desire to impose cultural values and structure on urban surroundings. How do these areas reflect middle-class values, ideologies, lifestyles, social backgrounds and occupational choices, and how have old neighbourhoods been refashioned and made amenable to middle-class life? In what ways has family life been affected by this new emphasis on values, structure and security, and what does the future hold? This fascinating book provides the first sustained analysis of the profound effects of globalization on city dwellers. Its original account of the relationship between urban space and cultural reproduction will inspire new research for years to come.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781859736289
ISBN-10: 1859736289
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Pages: 228
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Symbolizing both commerce and culture, London has always been a magnet for the ambitions of the middle classes. This book explores the powerful impact of globalization on London's economy and those who are caught up in it. It also provides an analysis of the profound effects of globalization on city dwellers.

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Author Biography - Tim Butler

Garry Robson Tim Butler is Reader in Urban Sociology at the University of East London.

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