|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Social Sciences Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||The End of the English Cultural Elite?|
|Citation:||Griffiths D, Miles A & Savage M (2008) The End of the English Cultural Elite?, Sociological Review, 56 (Supplement 1), pp. 187-209.|
|Abstract:||First paragraph: In his autobiography, Our Age (1990) Lord Noel Annan, the distinguished Cambridge don, intellectual historian, first Vice-Chancellor of the University of London, and leading cultural broker between the 1950s and the 1970s, offered a heartfelt and emotional account of the rise and fall of the intellectual and cultural elite, a group with which he claims affinity. Drawing on his research on the rise of intermarriage and family connections amongst Oxbridge dons from the later 19th century (reprinted in Annan, 1999), he argues that in the immediate post war years, this intellectual and social elite came to dominate its age. The expansion of universities, the success of the BBC, the effective deployment of state funding for the arts and culture, and the deference of government and public opinion, led him to define the cultural elite as the Generation that Made Post-War Britain.|
|Rights:||The publisher does not allow this work to be made publicly available in this Repository. Please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study.|
University of Manchester
London School of Economics
|griffiths_etal_cultural_elites.pdf||169.6 kB||Adobe PDF||Under Embargo until 31/12/2999 Request a copy|
Note: If any of the files in this item are currently embargoed, you can request a copy directly from the author by clicking the padlock icon above. However, this facility is dependant on the depositor still being contactable at their original email address.
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.