“Broken Men” and “Thatcher's Children”: Memory and Legacy in Scotland's Coalfields

@article{Perchard2013BrokenMA,
  title={“Broken Men” and “Thatcher's Children”: Memory and Legacy in Scotland's Coalfields},
  author={Andrew Perchard},
  journal={International Labor and Working-Class History},
  year={2013},
  volume={84},
  pages={78 - 98}
}
  • Andrew Perchard
  • Published 2013
  • Political Science
  • International Labor and Working-Class History
Abstract This article explores the legacy of the demise of the deep coal mining industry in Scotland. It places particular emphasis on the cultural scars of this process as witnessed through miners' and managers' memories, positioning these within the context of occupational socialization, conflict, and alienation. The piece explores the enduring importance of these cultural scars in shaping broader collective narratives of decline in Scotland, and how responses were manifest in shifting… Expand
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