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Author Hobbs, Sandy.

Title Out of the burning house : political socialization in the age of affluence / Sandy Hobbs and Willie Thompson
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2011
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 166 pages) : illustrations
Summary This unique collaboration, between a Marxist historian and behaviourist psychologist, is a vivid picture of the cultural milieu they experienced at Aberdeen University, and of social forces often overlooked in histories of the time: Scientific Humanism, The New Left, and precursors of the Women's Liberation Movement. As students together in the MacMillan Era, they shared an attachment to socialist, secular and scientific values. Like Brecht, they saw those unwilling to commit to revolutionar .
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Hobbs, Sandy.
Thompson, Willie.
Socialism -- Great Britain -- 20th century.
Socialists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Aberdeen (Scotland) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-1964.
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 1945-
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Thompson, Willie.
ISBN 1283142945
1443828580 (cloth)
144383047X (electronic bk.)
9781443828581 (cloth)
9781443830478 (electronic bk.)