name 2 areas of slum housing that was replaced?
name 2 new towns?
what was a males weekly average wage in 1951, and what was it in 1961?
what was the first channel to air adverts?
how many people went to butlins each week?
what % of the population went on foreign holidays?
what spurred a great growth in tv ownership?
queens coronation in 1953
how many households had a tv in 1951, and how many in 1954?
what was the significant difference between BBC tv and ITV tv?
ITV not bothered about being ‘highbrow’ (e.g corrie and game shows)
who were teddy boys, and what replaced them?
youth subculture with edwardian fashions
replaced by mods and rockers (like america)
who were the ‘angry young men’ and the ‘new wave’?
writers that rebelled against traditional theatre/literature and challenged the ‘rose tinted’ view of british life
what happened in britain by the mid 1950s?
early 50s was conformist (housewives etc) but this stopped as people challenged social norms and values
what did tv do to cause a shift in attitudes of the establishment?
satire ridiculed authority figures
who were the establishment?
social connections to high people (politicians etc)
typically born into wealth, went to oxford/cambridge, and then filled powerful positions in society
what brought huge criticism to the establishment?
believed these people were untouchable and should be replaced by people that had worked for their positions in society, not been born into it
what was a woman’s average marriage age?
what % of women worked?
what was the name of the investigation into womens daily lives, and what was it based on?
Mass Observation Survey 1951
700 housewives in london
what % less did women who worked earn than men?
in 1952 what profession gained equal pay regulation?
why were women dependant on their husbands?
mortgages etc were in mens names
what was a common belief regarding women working?
it would be detrimental to their children