Part I: Introduction
Week 1: Introduction: Representing the Seventies
Week 2: The Big Picture: Placing the 1970s in the Writing of Modern British History
Part II: Frameworks
Week3: Politics and the Nation: Crisis or Renewal?
Week 4: Economy and Society: Decline or Progress?
Week 5: Morality and Culture: A Permissive Society?
Part III Case Studies
Week 7: Stand Up and be Counted: Popular Culture and the Idea of National Crisis
Week 8: From New Society to No Society: Social Science and its Discontents
Week 9: On Campus: Students, Universities and the New Society
Week 10: Family Life: Madness, Gender, and the Politics of the Personal
Week 11: Case Studies in Economic Life and Identity: Workers, Capitalists, and Ordinary People
Week 12: The Little Red Schoolbook: Childhood, Sex, and Social Revolution
Week 13: Race and Culture
Week 14: The European Referendum: Lessons from the Pre-History of Brexit
Week 15: Winter of Discontent: Myth, Reality, Memory and Represention of the 70s
Part IV: Synthesis
Week 17: Emotional Life
Week 18: Living Space
Week 19: Economic Life
Week 20: A Nation in Crisis?
Week 21: Essay Workshop