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Eleanor O’Leary

Eleanor O’Leary is Assistant Lecturer in Media and Communications at the Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Youth and Popular Culture in 1950s Ireland

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book Chapter

...This chapter identifies and analyses the social spaces available to young people in 1950s Ireland. Social spaces included dancehalls, cinemas, youth clubs and youth hostels as well as public spaces. These spaces had to be mediated through...

Education and Work

A Cultural History of Women in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...When the political scientist Morton Grodzins introduced the notion of a tipping point in 1958 in a book devoted to The Metropolitan Area as a Racial Problem, he had a relatively clear phenomenon in mind: a threshold-number or percentage...

Comics, Politics and Reading Materials

Eleanor O’Leary

Eleanor O’Leary is Assistant Lecturer in Media and Communications at the Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Youth and Popular Culture in 1950s Ireland

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book Chapter

...Ireland had its own set of social and economic problems related to youth in the 1950s but there were also considerable anxieties across Western societies at this time connected to young people and the effect that shifting social norms might...

Employment and Emigration

Eleanor O’Leary

Eleanor O’Leary is Assistant Lecturer in Media and Communications at the Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Youth and Popular Culture in 1950s Ireland

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book Chapter

...With compulsory, free school attendance ending at age fourteen, finding suitable employment was the main preoccupation for the majority of young teenagers and their families in 1950s Ireland. Teenagers hovered in a kind of social limbo...

Genres and Repertoires: Redressing the Nation in Ireland and Japan

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...Introduction: From a Literary Framework to a Performance Studies Model The words ‘genre’ and ‘repertoire’ have typically been understood as a means of organizing information taxonomically about dramatic performance. Historically...

Introduction

Eleanor O’Leary

Eleanor O’Leary is Assistant Lecturer in Media and Communications at the Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Youth and Popular Culture in 1950s Ireland

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book Chapter

...In November 1949, the Teen-Age Times newspaper announced that the following April Ireland’s first Teenage Exhibition would take place in Dublin’s Mansion House.A single copy of Teenage Times (4 November 1949, No. 1) is contained...

Bringing It Back Home: The Adoption of International Youth Style and Music

Eleanor O’Leary

Eleanor O’Leary is Assistant Lecturer in Media and Communications at the Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Youth and Popular Culture in 1950s Ireland

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book Chapter

...The ability of Irish youth in the 1950s to connect with and reflect aspects of international youth culture relied on a complicated stratum of factors and situations. Whether you were the youngest or oldest child in a family, for instance...

A Sensitive Eye

Eleanor O’Leary

Eleanor O’Leary is Assistant Lecturer in Media and Communications at the Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Youth and Popular Culture in 1950s Ireland

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book Chapter

...Tom Inglis (1998: 9) suggests in his study of the Catholic Church in Ireland that ‘we need to develop a sensitive eye’ in order to better understand what the practice of religion meant in the daily lives of Irish people. In a very similar...

Object in focus 1: Marketing the necessary comforts in Georgian Dublin

The Comforts of Home in Western Europe, 1700–1900

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book Chapter

...Historians of the domestic interior have long argued that the eighteenth century represented a period when the ‘formal’ house evolved into the ‘social’ house; when a concern with ceremony and magnificence gave way to the ‘quest...

Communities of Production

Kathleen M. Gough

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Kathleen M. Gough

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Peter W. Marx

Peter W. Marx is Professor at the Institute for Media Culture and Theater, University of Cologne, Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Theatre in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...Introduction Peter W. Marx While the concept of the nation is quintessential to the political discourse of this era, the concept itself is much more...