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  • The decivilizing process and urban working class youth in Scotland 

    Law, Alex; Mooney, Gerry (Social Justice, 2011)
    This essay seeks to overcome the static effect of de-historicized, fixed categories of the British “underclass.” Specifically, the authors map the socio-historical development of class disdain and disgust across the distinct ...
  • The maladies of social capital II: resisting neo-liberal conformism 

    Law, Alex; Mooney, Gerry (Taylor & Francis, 2006-12)
    Social capital, we argue, constructs a new political and social conformism with the aim of demobilising working-class organisations and activity. It encourages a fatalistic and conformist notion of social capital by confining ...