Heritage Work: Re-Representing the Work Ethic in the Coalfields

  title={Heritage Work: Re-Representing the Work Ethic in the Coalfields},
  author={T. Strangleman and E. Hollywood and H. Beynon and K. Bennett and R. Hudson},
  journal={Sociological Research Online},
  pages={170 - 183}
This paper aims to discover how, with the decline and ending of the deep coal mining industry in many parts of the UK its legacy is being re-evaluated by those involved in various aspects of economic and social regeneration. It opens by exploring the way coal mine workers and their communities have been seen within popular and academic accounts, and in particular the way this group has been subject to ideal typification and stereo-typing. The main body of the paper examines the way this legacy… Expand
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