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Daniel Owen Spence

strengthened Caymanian identity beyond skin colour, with the Islanders united in prayer for the safe return of their men. Conclusion Prior to the Second World War, Caymanian sailors were not conscious of their relative professional standing, it was a perception they had acquired by the time they returned to the Islands at the end of the war. A self

in Colonial naval culture and British imperialism, 1922–67
Louise A. Jackson

played a central role at the frontline of child protection and family surveillance in the mid-twentieth century. This role, carved out in relation to the Children and Young Persons Acts of 1933 (England and Wales), 1937 (Scotland) and 1950 (Northern Ireland), was not usurped by local welfare authorities until the late 1960s, a result of both new legislation and an 139 women police erosion of trust between police and social workers. The creation of a police identity in relation to child welfare and the negotiation of a working relationship with other professionals

in Women police
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Brian D. Earp and Julian Savulescu

feelings of euphoria it can induce—was being used as an aid in couples therapy by professional counselors. Writing in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs in 1998, psychiatrists George Greer and Requa Tolbert described a method of conducting MDMA-enhanced therapeutic sessions based on their experience with roughly eighty clients between 1980 and 1985. After careful prescreening and obtaining informed consent, Greer and Tolbert met with the clients in their homes, believing that a more personal setting would be best for facilitating trust and comfort. “We never recommended

in Love is the Drug
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Maritime Palestine displaced
Diana Allan

. As Alexis Wick ( 2016 ) has shown, the very idea of the maritime has long been associated with a progressive, European modernity. Arab and Ottoman cultures, by contrast, have been conceptualized as regressive, land-oriented, and agricultural. In modern, professionalized historiography, this terra-centrism has reinforced nationalist politics and geography, often placing the sea outside of – even at odds with – state-centric logics (Wick, 2016 : 9). Rediker suggests how this permeates down to the semiotic level, in the naturalized opposition of “legible land” and

in Displacement
Don Leggett

direct work in both design and construction. Finally, there was a professional dimension which, out of all the above, received the most attention in Parliament, the press and the pages of periodicals and pamphlets. Leading shipwrights, naval officers and Tory and radical politicians actively engaged in debates about professional status, skill and experience in relation to authority. Constructing an authority Symonds spent considerable energy in fashioning his identity as a ‘sailordesigner’, but this was little compared to the time and capital his supporters spent in

in Shaping the Royal Navy
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Darrell M. Newton

was The Wire. As a result Elba has been cast in a new BBC cop show written by a team of White writers with strong soap connections. It all feels more derivative.98 Separate interviews on these and related matters conducted with AfricanCaribbean/Black British working within or analysing British television determined that, despite differences in socio-economic lifestyles, life histories, and post-structural identities, highly similar beliefs about the challenges confronting Black British media professionals existed. Analogous concerns regarding television

in Paving the empire road
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Gender, welfare and surveillance in the twentieth century

For much of the twentieth century women police often played a key role in the detection and prevention of child abuse, neglect and the 'policing of families'. This book examines the professional roles, identities, activities and experiences of women police in the United Kingdom. It comments on the gendering of modern surveillance technologies, on the relationship between justice and welfare, and on the changing situation of women in the twentieth century. The book shows that assumptions about class, status, gender and sexuality were both challenged and reinforced by women police. Although institutional structures and hierarchies - including those of gender -shaped the women police officers' professional experiences, the senior officers achieved considerable success in creating their own professional networks. The book examines the status and 'respectability' associated with women's work in the police service, and focuses on personal testimony in order to discuss women's perceptions of themselves. It analyses women's operations within the technologies of physical surveillance, dealing with both uniform beat patrol and undercover observations. The regulation of specific groups was done through policewomen's 'specialist' role: firstly, the policing of family, youth and child welfare; and secondly, the regulation of sexuality in relation to adult women. Given that police duties were shaped by legislative frameworks and by institutional strategies, opportunities to transform daily practice were ultimately limited. Despite positive and approbatory statements from women officers regarding integration, women as a whole were far less likely to be promoted than male colleagues in the 1970s and 1980s.

Gordon Pirie

and suggestive. Listings published (erratically) in some daily and weekly publications provide fragmentary clues to passenger identities. The lists are reminiscent of those printed so that socialite residents of port cities might know who had just arrived by sea. The Empire commentator Jan Morris remarked that the passenger lists which Imperial fed diligently to British

in Cultures and caricatures of British imperial aviation
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Annaliese Connolly and Lisa Hopkins

expand our understanding of the earl and his circle, as well as the ways in which his identity was shaped and refashioned during and after his life. In addition to essays which offer single author studies as a means of prising open long-held assumptions about the earl’s life, others provide a diachronic approach to the earl’s career, identifying crucial events such as the Irish campaign and the uprising in order to re

in Essex
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Work, narrative and identity in a market age
Author: Angela Lait

The global financial crisis of the early twenty-first century focused attention on the processes that sustain the excesses of corporate capitalism. This book gives an account of the role played by literature in human subjectivity and identity under the working conditions of late-capitalism as these affect the well-being of specialist, middle-class and public sector professionals. It explores how the organisation struggles to reconcile the flexibility and responsiveness characteristic of modern business with the unity and stability needed for a coherent image. Next, an examination of business survivor manuals addressing the needs of employees failing to cope with time-pressure and the required transformation into perfect new economy workers discovers their use of appealing narrative principles. The book covers the theoretical foundations on which assumptions about the subjectivity and identity of the professional middle class have been made, including the ideological pressures and contradictions. It also investigates satisfying work more fully through analysis of popular practical instruction books on cookery and horticulture. The book considers how organic activities involving slow time, such as horticulture, cookery and the craft of writing about them, give a strong cultural message concerning the current organisation of time, work satisfaction and relationships. In particular, it deals with how the human feels attuned to balance, continuity and interconnectedness through the cyclical patterns and regulated rhythms of slower evolutionary change evident in natural systems. The nature of the autobiographic text is also considered in the book.