Holding on: Perspectives of working class identity in Goodson's life and work

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Abstract

This chapter explores the influence of class dynamics in Ivor Goodson's identity and work. The chapter takes and autoethnographic approach, using part of a conversation recorded while walking with Ivor in the summer of 2018, alongside examples from his published work. The author considers how perspectives of social class drive and shape Goodson's theory and practice and raises general questions about maintaining a working class identity whilst being and academic and a public intellectual.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStorying the public intellectual
Subtitle of host publicationCommentaries on the impact and influence of the work of Ivor Goodson
EditorsPat Sikes, Yvonne Novakovic
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherRoutledge
Chapter1
Pages13-21
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781138389755
Publication statusPublished - 23 Oct 2019

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    Hayler, M. (2019). Holding on: Perspectives of working class identity in Goodson's life and work. In P. Sikes, & Y. Novakovic (Eds.), Storying the public intellectual: Commentaries on the impact and influence of the work of Ivor Goodson (pp. 13-21). Routledge.