St Ann's
Poverty, Deprivation & Morale in a Nottingham Community.
Reprint of the 1967 Edition.

by Ken Coates & Richard Silburn
September 2007
Spokesman Books                
Distributed by Coronet Books Inc.
ISBN: 9780851247328
103 pages, Illustrated, 6 1/4 x 9 1/4"
$28.50 Paper Original


Two thousand and seven marks the fortieth anniversary of the first publication of our report on Poverty, Deprivation and Morale in the Nottingham community of St Ann’s.

St Ann’s is frequently in the headlines of this twenty-first century, but we may well be asked why we think it fitting to republish this report, which concerns the thirty thousand people who lived in the old St Ann’s.  Poverty has certainly changed its aspect since the 1960s, but since we were primarily concerned with its moral effects, our report remains depressingly familiar, and points up a whole constellation of attitudes and experiences which are all-too-familiar in modern times.

The survey was conducted under the auspices of the Adult Education Department of the University if Nottingham, and gave rise to a film directed by Stephen Frears. 


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