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Working class alienation - Nottingham council estate

28 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 06 June 2012

Laurie Taylor explores new research from this year's British Sociological Association conference. Lisa Mckenzie describes the growth in working class alienation on the St Anne's housing estate in Nottingham. Also, Dr Maria Papapolydorou, considers how class impacts on young peoples choice and experience of friendship.

Producer: Jayne Egerton.

  • Maria Papapolydorou

    Senior Lecturer, Education and Childhood Studies, University of Greenwich

    Paper: ‘When you see a normal person and they start trying to act all goody’- Young people’s understanding of social class and friendships at school

    Find out more about Maria Papapolydorou
  • Lisa Mckenzie

    Leverhulme Research Fellow, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nottingham

    Paper: The Alienation of working class men in Urban Nottingham

    Find out more about Lisa Mckenzie



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