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Working class consumer behaviour on new suburban estates in interwar britain

Professor Peter Scott | Economic & Social History | 01 September 2003

The project will investigate the impact of the suburbanisation of working-class households during the interwar years on household expenditure and related consumer behaviour. This period witnessed major booms in both suburban municipal and private-sec ...

Infants' joint attention: a longitudinal analysis

Dr Elizabeth Gaffan | Psychology | 01 August 2003

Infants joint attention - their ability to focus on the same object or activity as another person, to be aware that they are attending to the same thing, and to follow or direct the other persons attention - develops rapidly from the age of 9 months. ...

The discourse of the gm food debate: how language choices affect public trust

Professor Guy Cook | Linguistics (General) | 06 January 2003

The research aims to analyse the language and discourse of the debate over gm crops and food during february-july 2003. This period is expected by all sides to be one of renewed controversy and interest in the uk, with a government initiated nationa ...

Property redevelopment and urban regeneration partnerships

Professor M Ball | Environmental Planning | 01 December 2002

For the past decade, urban regeneration partnerships have been the vehicle preferred by governments for projects that aim to tackle urban deprivation. Such partnerships involved organisations and individuals from the private and voluntary sectors, l ...

The formation and transmission of educational values and orientations

Professor Paul Croll | Education | 01 October 2002

The project will analyse the development of the educational trajectories of young people in terms of their educational values and orientations between the ages of 11 and 15 and will relate these to qualifications and other outcomes at 16 and beyond. ...

The evolution of the british railway network, 1825-1948

Professor Mark Casson | Economic & Social History | 01 September 2002

Despite the large amount of literature on railways written by enthusiasts and professionals, there is surprisingly little academic work on the subject. The importance of the railway system to the national economy was clearly established by sir john c ...

Custom, chancery & institutional restraints on landlord income, 1540-1640

Professor Richard W Hoyle | Economic and Social History | 13 May 2002

The project is concerned to explore the social and institutional restraints on landlords’ income in the century after 1540. In the later middle ages, in conditions of population decline, rents fell. When population began to increase on the sixteenth ...

The status of property valuations

Professor Neil Crosby | Economics | 01 February 2002

Valuations occupy a central role in the uk property market. They are relied upon, to a greater or lesser extent, by sellers, buyers, secured lenders and investors; indeed, by anyone who is contemplating a transaction or series of transactions involvi ...

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