Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940The Politics of Method$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Mike Savage

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199587650

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587650.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 14 November 2019

Conclusion

Conclusion

2009: The Politics of Method

Chapter:
(p.237) Conclusion
Source:
Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940
Author(s):

Mike Savage

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587650.003.0011

This chapter sums up arguments about the politics of method and the key findings of this study on socio-cultural change in Great Britain during the period between 1940 and 1970. It describes the battery of techniques and methods that could be used to expose the social tissue during the post-war decades, and the technical identities associated with them. The chapter also highlights how the social sciences systematically conceal their own tracks through their deployment of ethical issues as a kind of screen that distinguishes past from present.

Keywords:   politics of method, socio-cultural change, Great Britain, social tissue, technical identities, social sciences

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .