Professor Jon Lawrence

Publications

Books

Structures and transformations in modern British history: essays for Gareth Stedman Jones, Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Electing Our Masters: the hustings in British politics from Hogarth to Blair, Oxford University Press, 2009.

Child welfare and social action in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: international perspectives, Liverpool University Press, 2001.

Speaking for the People: party, language and popular politics in England, 1867-1914, Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Party, state and society: electoral behaviour in Britain since 1820, Scolar Press (Ashgate), 1997.

Articles

Workers' testimony and the sociological reification of manual / non-manual distinctions in 1960s Britain, Sozial.Geschichte online/Social History online, vol. 20, 2017, 13-51

with Elliott J, The emotional economy of unemployment: a re-analysis of testimony from a Sheppey family, 1978-1983, Sage Open, vol. 6, 2016

Inventing the traditional working class: a re-analysis of interview notes from Young and Willmott's Family and Kinship in East London, Historical Journal, vol. 59, 2016, 567-593

Social-science Encounters and the Negotiation of Difference in early 1960s England, History Workshop Journal, vol. 77, 2014, 215-239

Class, affluence and the study of everyday life in Britain, c.1930-1964, Cultural and Social History, vol. 10, 2013, 273-299

The culture of elections in modern Britain, History, vol. 96, 2011, 459-476

with LAWRENCE JON, ELLIOTT JANE, Parliamentary Election Results Reconsidered: An Analysis of Borough Elections, 1885-1910, Parliamentary History, vol. 16, no. 1, 2008, 18-28

with Taylor M, Les historiens britanniques face à la sociologie politique, Politix: Revue des Sciences Sociales du Politique, vol. 21, 2008, 13-39

The Transformation of British Public Politics after the First World War, Past & Present, vol. 190, 2006, 185-216

Why Olympia mattered: reply to Pugh, Historical Research, vol. 78, 2005, 263-272

Forging a Peaceable Kingdom: War, Violence and the Fear of Brutalisation in Post-First World War Britain, Journal of Modern History, vol. 75, 2003, 557-589

Fascist Violence and the Politics of Public Order in inter-war Britain: the Olympia Debate Revisited, Historical Research, vol. 76, 2003, 238-267

The complexities of English Progressivism: Wolverhampton politics in the early twentieth century, Midland History, vol. 24, 1999, 147-166

with Winter J, Arouiat J, The impact of war on infant mortality in London, 1910 1923, Annales de Demographie Historique, vol. 1993, 1993, 329-253

with Taylor M, The poverty of protest: Gareth Stedman Jones and the politics of language: a reply, Social History, vol. 18, 1993, 1-15

Class and gender in the making of urban toryism, 1880 1914, English Historical Review, vol. 108, 1993, 629-652

Popular Radicalism and the socialist revival in Britain, Journal of British Studies, vol. 31, 1992, 163-186

with Dean M, Robert J-L, The outbreak of War and the urban economy, Paris, Berlin and London in 1914, Economic History Review, vol. 45, 1992, 564-93

Chapters

with Elliott J, Narrative, time and intimacy in social research: Linda and Jim revisited, in Revisiting Divisions of Labour: the Impacts and Legacies of a Modern Sociological Classic, ed. Graham Crow and Jaimie Ellis, Manchester University Press, 2017, 189-204

Languages of place and belonging: competing conceptions of community in mid-twentieth century Bermondsey, London, in (Re)Constructing Communities in Europe, 1918-1968: Senses of Belonging Below, Beyond and Within the Nation-State, ed. Stefan Couperus and Harm Kaal, Routledge, 2017, 19-44

Individualism and community in historical perspective, in Austerity, Community Action, and the Future of Citizenship in Europe, ed. Shana Cohen, Christina Fuhr and Jan-Jonathan Bock, Policy Press, 2017, 239-254

Public and private languages of class in the Luton by-election of 1963, in The Art of the Possible: Politics and Governance in Modern British History, 1885-1997. Essays in Memory of Duncan Tanner, ed. Chris Williams and Andrew Edwards, Manchester University Press, 2015, 188-206

with Sutcliffe-Braithwaite F, Margaret Thatcher and the decline of class politics, in Making Thatcher’s Britain, ed. Ben Jackson and Robert Saunders, Cambridge University Press, 2012, 132-47

with Feldman D, Structures and transformations in British historiography, in Structures and transformations in modern British history: essays for Gareth Stedman Jones, ed. David Feldman and Jon Lawrence, Cambridge University Press, 2011

Labour and the politics of class, 1900-1940, in Structures and transformations in modern British history: essays for Gareth Stedman Jones, ed. David Feldman and Jon Lawrence, Cambridge University Press, 2011, 237-260

Paternalism, Class and the British Path to Modernity, in The Peculiarities of Liberal Modernity in Imperial Britain, ed. Simon Gunn and James Vernon, University of California Press, 2011, 163-80

Political History, in Writing History: theory and practice, 2nd edn, ed. Stefan Berger, Heiko Feldner and Kevin Passmore, Bloomsbury, 2010, 213-231

Public space, political space, in Capital Cities at War: Paris, London, Berlin, 1914-1919. Volume 2: A Cultural History, ed. Jat Winter and Jean-Louis Robert, Cambridge University Press, 2007, 280-312

Political History, in Writing History: theory and practice, ed. Stefan Berger, Heiko Feldner and Kevin Passmore, Arnold, 2003, 183-202

Contesting the male polity: the suffragettes and the politics of disruption in Edwardian Britain, in Women, privilege and power: British politics, 1750 to the present, ed. Amanda Vickery, Stanford University Press, 2001, 201-226

with Starkey P, Child welfare and social action, in Child welfare and social action in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: international perspectives, ed. Jon Lawrence and Pat Starkey, Liverpool University Press, 2001, 1-11

Labour - the myths it has lived by, in Labour’s First Century, ed. Duncan Tanner, Pat Thane and Nick Tiratsoo, Cambridge University Press, 2000, 341-366

with Taylor M, Electoral sociology and the historians, in Party, state and society: electoral behaviour in Britain since 1820, ed. Jon Lawrence and Miles Taylor, Scolar Press (Ashgate), 1997, 1-26

The dynamics of urban politics, 1867-1914, in Party, state and society: electoral behaviour in Britain since 1820, ed. Jon Lawrence and Miles Taylor, Scolar Press (Ashgate), 1997, 79-105

with Dean M, Robert J-L, The transition to war in 1914, in Capital cities at war: London, Paris, Berlin, 1914 1919, ed. Jay Winter and Jean-Louis Robert, Cambridge University Press, 1997, 135-163

with Bonzon T, Cole J, The labour market and industrial mobilization, 1915-1917, in Capital cities at war: London, Paris, Berlin, 1914 1919, ed. Jay Winter and Jean-Louis Robert, Cambridge University Press, 1997, 164-195

with Cole J, Robert J-L, The transition to peace, 1918-1919, in Capital cities at war: London, Paris, Berlin, 1914 1919, ed. Jay Winter and Jean-Louis Robert, Cambridge University Press, 1997, 196-226

with Robert J-L, Cole J, Material pressures on the middle classes, in Capital cities at war: London, Paris, Berlin, 1914 1919, ed. Jay Winter and Jean-Louis Robert, Cambridge University Press, 1997, 229-254

with Triebel A, Bonzon T, Coal and the metropolis, in Capital cities at war: London, Paris, Berlin, 1914 1919, ed. Jay Winter and Jean-Louis Robert, Cambridge University Press, 1997, 342-373

with Magri S, Cole J, Housing, in Capital cities at war: London, Paris, Berlin, 1914 1919, ed. Jay Winter and Jean-Louis Robert, Cambridge University Press, 1997, 374-417

The First World War and its aftermath, in Twentieth-Century Britain: economic, social and cultural change, ed. Paul Johnson, Longmans, 1994, 151-168

Popular politics and the limitations of party: Wolverhampton, 1867 1900, in Currents of Radicalism: popular Radicalism, organized labour and party politics in Britain, 1850-1914, ed. Eugenio Biagini and Alastair Reid, Cambridge University Press, 1991, 65-85