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21H.927J The Economic History of Work and Family (MIT) 21H.927J The Economic History of Work and Family (MIT)

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This course will explore the relation of women and men in both pre-industrial and modern societies to the changing map of public and private (household) work spaces, examining how that map affected their opportunities for both productive activity and the consumption of goods and leisure. The reproductive strategies of women, either in conjunction with or in opposition to their families, will be the third major theme of the course. We will consider how a place and an ideal of the "domestic" arose in the early modern west, to what extent it was effective in limiting the economic position of women, and how it has been challenged, and with what success, in the post-industrial period. Finally, we will consider some of the policy implications for contemporary societies as they respond This course will explore the relation of women and men in both pre-industrial and modern societies to the changing map of public and private (household) work spaces, examining how that map affected their opportunities for both productive activity and the consumption of goods and leisure. The reproductive strategies of women, either in conjunction with or in opposition to their families, will be the third major theme of the course. We will consider how a place and an ideal of the "domestic" arose in the early modern west, to what extent it was effective in limiting the economic position of women, and how it has been challenged, and with what success, in the post-industrial period. Finally, we will consider some of the policy implications for contemporary societies as they respond

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21H.927 | 21H.927 | WGS.610 | WGS.610 | History | History | economics | economics | work | work | family | family | women | women | men | men | pre-industrial | pre-industrial | modern | modern | societies | societies | public | public | private | private | household | household | work spaces | work spaces | map | map | consumption | consumption | goods | goods | leisure | leisure | reproductive strategies | reproductive strategies | domestic | domestic | policy | policy | work force | work force | demographic | demographic | western Europe | western Europe | Middle Ages | Middle Ages | United States | United States | non-western cultures | non-western cultures

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21H.206 American Consumer Culture (MIT) 21H.206 American Consumer Culture (MIT)

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This course examines how and why twentieth-century Americans came to define the "good life" through consumption, leisure, and material abundance. Explores how such things as department stores, advertising, mass-produced cars, and suburbs transformed the American economy, society and politics. This course examines how and why twentieth-century Americans came to define the "good life" through consumption, leisure, and material abundance. Explores how such things as department stores, advertising, mass-produced cars, and suburbs transformed the American economy, society and politics.

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twentieth century history | twentieth century history | history | history | popular culture | popular culture | united states | united states | marketing | marketing | mass-production | mass-production | consumption | consumption | economics | economics | politics | politics | middle class | middle class | twentieth-century Americans | twentieth-century Americans | 20th century | 20th century | good lif | good lif | leisure | leisure | material abundance | material abundance | department stores | department stores | advertising | advertising | mass-produced cars | mass-produced cars | suburbs | suburbs | American economy | American economy | American society | American society | American politics | American politics | mass market | mass market | turn of the century | turn of the century | middle-class society | middle-class society | interwar America | interwar America | mass culture | mass culture | postwar America | postwar America | conspicuous consumption | conspicuous consumption | good life | good life | cars | cars | automobiles | automobiles | vehicles | vehicles | window | window | storefront | storefront | store | store | shop | shop | showroom | showroom | dealers | dealers | dealership | dealership

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14.452 Macroeconomic Theory II (MIT) 14.452 Macroeconomic Theory II (MIT)

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This is the second course in the four-quarter graduate sequence in macroeconomics. Its purpose is to introduce the basic models macroeconomists use to study fluctuations. Topics include the basic model or the consumption/saving choice, the RBC model or the labor/leisure choice, non-trivial investment decisions, two-good analysis, money, price setting, the "new Keynesian" model, monetary policy, and fiscal policy. This is the second course in the four-quarter graduate sequence in macroeconomics. Its purpose is to introduce the basic models macroeconomists use to study fluctuations. Topics include the basic model or the consumption/saving choice, the RBC model or the labor/leisure choice, non-trivial investment decisions, two-good analysis, money, price setting, the "new Keynesian" model, monetary policy, and fiscal policy.

Subjects

macroeconomics | macroeconomics | theory | theory | fluctuations | fluctuations | the basic model | the basic model | consumption/saving choice | consumption/saving choice | the RBC model | the RBC model | the labor/leisure choice | the labor/leisure choice | non-trivial investment decisions | non-trivial investment decisions | two-good analysis | two-good analysis | money | money | price setting | price setting | the ?new Keynesian? model | the ?new Keynesian? model | monetary policy | monetary policy | fiscal policy | fiscal policy

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14.452 Macroeconomic Theory II (MIT) 14.452 Macroeconomic Theory II (MIT)

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This is the second course in the four-quarter graduate sequence in macroeconomics. Its purpose is to introduce the basic models macroeconomists use to study fluctuations. Topics include the basic model or the consumption/saving choice, the RBC model or the labor/leisure choice, non-trivial investment decisions, two-good analysis, money, price setting, the "new Keynesian" model, monetary policy, and fiscal policy. This is the second course in the four-quarter graduate sequence in macroeconomics. Its purpose is to introduce the basic models macroeconomists use to study fluctuations. Topics include the basic model or the consumption/saving choice, the RBC model or the labor/leisure choice, non-trivial investment decisions, two-good analysis, money, price setting, the "new Keynesian" model, monetary policy, and fiscal policy.

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macroeconomics | macroeconomics | theory | theory | fluctuations | fluctuations | the basic model | the basic model | consumption/saving choice | consumption/saving choice | the RBC model | the RBC model | the labor/leisure choice | the labor/leisure choice | non-trivial investment decisions | non-trivial investment decisions | two-good analysis | two-good analysis | money | money | price setting | price setting | the ?new Keynesian? model | the ?new Keynesian? model | monetary policy | monetary policy | fiscal policy | fiscal policy

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14.452 Macroeconomic Theory II (MIT) 14.452 Macroeconomic Theory II (MIT)

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This is the second course in the four-quarter graduate sequence in macroeconomics. Its purpose is to introduce the basic models macroeconomists use to study fluctuations. The course is organized around nine topics/sections: Fluctuations and Facts; The basic model: the consumption/saving choice; Allowing for a labor/leisure choice (the RBC model); Allowing for non trivial investment decisions; Allowing for two goods; Introducing money; Introducing price setting; Introducing staggering of price decisions; and Applications to fiscal and monetary policy. This is the second course in the four-quarter graduate sequence in macroeconomics. Its purpose is to introduce the basic models macroeconomists use to study fluctuations. The course is organized around nine topics/sections: Fluctuations and Facts; The basic model: the consumption/saving choice; Allowing for a labor/leisure choice (the RBC model); Allowing for non trivial investment decisions; Allowing for two goods; Introducing money; Introducing price setting; Introducing staggering of price decisions; and Applications to fiscal and monetary policy.

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Economics | Economics | Macroeconomics | Macroeconomics | macroeconomics | macroeconomics | fluctuations | fluctuations | consumption | consumption | saving | saving | choice | choice | labor | labor | leisure | leisure | RBC model | RBC model | non trivial investment decisions | non trivial investment decisions | money | money | price setting | price setting | staggering price decisions | staggering price decisions | fiscal policy | fiscal policy | monetary policy. | monetary policy. | monetary policy | monetary policy

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Band at the Majestic Ballroom, South Shields

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View of a band playing at the Majestic Ballroom, South Shields, September 1961 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/27286). Haven Point is located on the site of the old Ballroom. This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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summer | leisure | social | dance | enjoyment | majesticballroom | southshields | jazz | blackandwhitephotograph | band | stage | pattern | september1961 | havenpoint | opening | southtynesidecouncil | newleisurecentre | 28october | 1950s | sociallife | foreshore | coast | seasideresort | industrial | abstract | transformation | changes | musicalinstruments | blacktie | suit | immaculate | chair | speaker | piano | string | glasses | button | shine | shoes | light | wire | cloth | timber | platform | table | shapes | line | ceiling | wall | floor | shadow | men | performers | playingmusic | culture | entertainment | showbusiness | equipment | attentive | striking | standing | sitting | key | hand | fingers | drum

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Tents on the Beach

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This is photograph of Tents on the beach, South Shields, August 1950. Reference: DT.TUR/2/5197S This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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summer | seaside | holiday | beach | bay | sand | sea | leisure | northeast | beachtent | deckchair | southshields | august1950 | southtynesidecouncil | newleisurecentre | havenpoint | foreshore | 1950s | blackandwhitephotograph | debris | people | men | women | children | holidays | humanity | humanface | laundry | childrenplaying | clouds | resort | historical | carefree | interesting | intriguing | socialgathering | poles | text | letters | rope | pegs | fastened | community | society | supervising | statement

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The North Foreshore

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This is an Aerial view of the north foreshore, South Shields, c1940s Reference: 3535/208/5 This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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summer | seaside | holiday | beach | bay | sand | sea | leisure | northeast | aerialphotographs | blackandwhitephotograph | c1940s | northforeshore | southshields | opening | southtynesidecouncil | newleisurecentre | havenpoint | 28october | 1950s | socialheritage | abstract | seasideresort | industrial | oldindustries | change | transformation | towncentre | riverside | land | border | vegetation | water | southshieldsforeshorepreservingthememories | buildings | wall | roof | chimney | road | path | people | lawn | block | vehicle | tranquility | striking | unusual | regeneration | archival

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The Open Air Pool

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This is a photograph of maintenance work at the Open Air Pool, South Shields, c1930s. Reference: 3535/208/7 This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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summer | seaside | leisure | entertainment | outdoor | cleaner | swimming | blackandwhitephotograph | maintenancework | openairpool | southshields | c1930s | opening | southtynesidecouncil | newleisurecentre | havenpoint | 28october | industry | abstract | social | dailylife | foreshore | 1950s | coast | seasideresort | industrial | transformation | change | handle | lever | pipe | cleaning | water | pole | device | uniform | coat | trousers | hat | shoes | stairs | ladder | timber | slide | brick | seat | stand | kneel | wall | roof | buildings | window | glass | chimney | sky | crease | grain | workers | unusual | interesting | pool | bucket | tincan | structure | shirt | strap | darkness | reflection | debris | men | worker | maintenancemen

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Beatrice Street Church, Oswestry, Sunday School trip to Rhyl Beatrice Street Church, Oswestry, Sunday School trip to Rhyl

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wales | wales | swimming | swimming | children | children | play | play | cymru | cymru | beaches | beaches | leisure | leisure | recreation | recreation | sundayschool | sundayschool | llyfrgellgenedlaetholcymru | llyfrgellgenedlaetholcymru | nationallibraryofwales | nationallibraryofwales | filmnegatives | filmnegatives | charlesgeoff19092002 | charlesgeoff19092002 | negyddffilm | negyddffilm

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Trow Rocks

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This is a view of the beach from Trow Rocks, South Shields, c1950s. Reference: 3535/206/27 This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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summer | seaside | holiday | beach | bay | sand | sea | leisure | coast | northeast | southshieldsforeshorepreservingthememories | southshields | c1950s | trowrocks | landscape | water | view | southtynesidecouncil | newleisurecentre | opening | havenpoint | 28october | socialheritage | dailylife | blackandwhitephotograph | foreshore | coastal | seasideresort | industry | industrial | shipbuilding | coalmining | towncentre | riverside | change | transformation | southtynesidelocalstudieslibrary | tyneweararchives | regeneration | archives | localstudies | digitalimage | gathering | people | land | vegetation | sky | grass | soil | cliff | buildings | row | tent | clothes | shirt | trousers | striking | interesting | grain | blur

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A Family in a Beach Chalet

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This is a photograph of a family in a beach chalet, South Shields, August 1950. Reference: DT.TUR/2/5255C This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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summer | seaside | holiday | beach | bay | sand | sea | leisure | northeast | family | holidayhome | chalet | breakfast | blackandwhitephotograph | kettle | stovetop | tablecloth | plates | cake | saucer | teacups | flowers | kelloggscornflakes | cardboardbox | packet | electriccable | chairs | table | cutlery | tins | shelf | powerpoint | shoes | socks | hair | eyelash | dress | pattern | shorts | trousers | shirt | necktie | tie | smile | familysetting | relaxed | shine | jumper | suit | strap | stockings | deckchair | carpet | daylight | wood | belt | ribbon | cleanshaven | newspaper | book | blanket | door | latch | leisurecentre | opening | life | seashore | southshields | august1950 | reminiscent

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The Amusement Park

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This is a photograph of the Amusement Park, South Shields, August 1950 Reference: DT.TUR/2/5197P This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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summer | seaside | holiday | leisure | park | family | fun | entertainment | enjoyment | funfair | helterskelter | northeast | dodgems | bumpercars | blackandwhitephotograph | humanity | people | amusementpark | southshields | august1950 | newleisurecentre | southtynesidecouncil | opening | havenpoint | 28october | socialheritage | foreshore | 1950s | coast | seasideresort | industrial | oldindustries | transformation | changes | suit | trousers | shoes | blazer | coat | shirt | walking | dress | rail | pole | frame | structure | tent | metal | steel | pattern | slide | roof | material | canvas | symbol | star | stripes | lights | wire | cylinder | shapes | path | building | letters | word | communication | socks | shorts | jumper | cleanshaven | gathering | families | children | men | boys

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Sociology of Leisure: Disentchantment and Re-enchantment

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This resource is part of "Sociology of Leisure" course. The module discusses some major features of current leisure patterns, but these activities are also central to modern life itself and thus have interests for sociologists. The resource focuses on the emergence of commercialised leisure by examining approaches which include Ritzer on Macdonaldisation and disenchantment, Du Gay et al on Sony, and Goldman and Papson on Nike.

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disenchantment | re-enchantment | leisure | sociology | sociology_of_leisure | csapoer | ukoer | Social studies | L000

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The Scooter Boat Lake

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This is a photograph of the Scooter Boat Lake, South Marine Park, South Shields, August 1950. Reference: DT.TUR/2/5197A This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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Opening of Washington Liberal Club

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This is a photograph of the opening of Washington Liberal Club by David Steele. This photograph was taken at some point in the 1970's. Reference: 5417/326/1 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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northeastevent | community | nostalgic | development | newtown | social | leisure | entertainment | hobby | sport | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | socialhistory | archives | washingtonheritagecollectionsportandleisure | opening | washingtonliberalclub | davidsteele | 1970s | washington | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | town | cityofsunderland | tynewear | industrialheritage | industry | coalindustry | tradition | george | washingtonfamily | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | georgewashington | newindustry | nissancarfactory | redevelopment | change | economy | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | landscape | men | beer | glass | gathering | socialgathering | suit | stripes | shirt | tie | crease | hair | glasses | fascinating | interesting | unusual | moustache | button | liberalclub | abstract | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | building | wall | signage | letter | brick | wrinkle | comradeship | sign | grain | mark | society

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Folk Singing on the Village Green

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This is a photograph of a Folk Performance on the Village Green in Washington, UK. The photograph was taken at some point in the 1960's. Reference: 5417/110/3 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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northeastevent | community | nostalgic | development | newtown | social | leisure | entertainment | hobby | sport | socialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | folksinging | villagegreen | performance | folk | washingtonuk | 1960s | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | the1960s | celebration | gathering | crowd | differentthemes | striking | interesting | town | cityofsunderland | tynewear | coalindustry | washingtonfamily | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | georgewashington | 1964 | redevelopment | change | records | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | tyneweararchives | music | newindustry | nissancarfactory | landscape | industry | industrial | washingtonheritagecollectionsportandleisure | boy | lawn | shadow | monument | cross | step | buildings | people | performers | cloud | sky | window | glass | wall | roof | chimney | pram | stick | costume | crosskeys | badge | beard | musicalinstrument | stone | daylight | happy | tree | branch

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Sheriff on his horse at the Hoppings Sheriff on his horse at the Hoppings

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1920s | 1920s | boy | boy | horse | horse | woman | woman | man | man | blur | blur | industry | industry | stockings | stockings | hat | hat | shirt | shirt | standing | standing | scarf | scarf | 1932 | 1932 | outdoors | outdoors | shoe | shoe | lights | lights | glasses | glasses | necklace | necklace | interesting | interesting | shine | shine | hand | hand | lordmayor | lordmayor | dress | dress | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | debris | debris | grain | grain | decoration | decoration | hats | hats | tie | tie | bowtie | bowtie | twist | twist | carousel | carousel | pole | pole | suit | suit | nostril | nostril | cap | cap | archives | archives | wife | wife | leisure | leisure | ribbon | ribbon | unusual | unusual | sheriff | sheriff | 1912 | 1912 | seated | seated | funfair | funfair | tyneside | tyneside | attentive | attentive | waistcoat | waistcoat | distracted | distracted | newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | fascinating | fascinating | 1877 | 1877 | digitalimage | digitalimage | blyth | blyth | citycouncil | citycouncil | alderman | alderman | townmoor | townmoor | amusementride | amusementride | socialhistory | socialhistory | hoppings | hoppings | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | gallopinghorses | gallopinghorses | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | royalvictoriainfirmary | royalvictoriainfirmary | 192425 | 192425 | servingthecity | servingthecity | 193637 | 193637 | fundraisingday | fundraisingday | johngrantham | johngrantham | temperancefestival | temperancefestival | 26june1925 | 26june1925 | sheriffofnewcastle | sheriffofnewcastle | townmoortemperancefestivalhoppings | townmoortemperancefestivalhoppings | mrsgrantham | mrsgrantham

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14.452 Macroeconomic Theory II (MIT) 14.452 Macroeconomic Theory II (MIT)

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This is the second course in the four-quarter graduate sequence in macroeconomics. Its purpose is to introduce the basic models macroeconomists use to study fluctuations.The course is organized around nine topics/sections:Fluctuations and FactsThe basic model: the consumption/saving choiceAllowing for a labor/leisure choice (the RBC model)Allowing for non trivial investment decisionsAllowing for two goodsIntroducing moneyIntroducing price settingIntroducing staggering of price decisionsApplications to fiscal and monetary policy MATLAB® is a trademark of The MathWorks, Inc. This is the second course in the four-quarter graduate sequence in macroeconomics. Its purpose is to introduce the basic models macroeconomists use to study fluctuations.The course is organized around nine topics/sections:Fluctuations and FactsThe basic model: the consumption/saving choiceAllowing for a labor/leisure choice (the RBC model)Allowing for non trivial investment decisionsAllowing for two goodsIntroducing moneyIntroducing price settingIntroducing staggering of price decisionsApplications to fiscal and monetary policy MATLAB® is a trademark of The MathWorks, Inc.

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Economics | Economics | Macroeconomics | Macroeconomics | fluctuations | fluctuations | consumption | consumption | saving | saving | money | money | labor | labor | leisure | leisure | investment | investment | goods | goods | price setting | price setting | fiscal policy | fiscal policy | monetary policy | monetary policy

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Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative Commons License (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike). For further information see http://ocw.mit.edu/terms/index.htm

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Sociology of Leisure: Bodies in (Post) Modernity RLO

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This RLO is part of "Sociology of leisure" course. The material discusses some major features of current leisure patterns, but these activities are also central to modern life itself and thus have interests for sociologists. The RLO explains how sociological theory has recently focused on the importance of bodies as outward signs of social processes. An additional sociological themes turns on stigmatisation and how people manage social life with ‘unusual’ bodies. The Leisure Studies material goes on to summarise some ‘applied’ work on topics such as stigmatised bodies or modified bodies ( including tattooed or pierced bodies and cosmetic surgery). The RLO ends with a discussion of obese bodies. Students will be expected to work through the RLO and then specialise in one of

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sociology | leisure | sociology_of_leisure | xerte | bodies | rlo | csapoer | ukoer | Social studies | L000

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Sociology of Leisure: Moral panics RLO

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This RLO is part of "Sociology of Leisure" course. The module discusses some major features of current leisure patterns, but these activities are also central to modern life itself and thus have interests for sociologists. The RLO summarises different approaches to this concept, which offered a way to understand how ‘social opinion’ is mobilised in the media to generate moral campaigns. The concept is associated with some central sociological work on ‘societal reaction’ approaches to understanding deviancy, and with some pioneering work to develop Marxist understandings of the role of the media. In Leisure Studies, the concept has been applied to understand reactions to some spectacular youth cultures, ranging from mods and rockers in the 1960s to rave in the 1990s, and, as the p

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sociology | leisure | sociology_of_leisure | moral_panics | xerte | csapoer | ukoer | rlo | Social studies | L000

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Sociology of Leisure: Risk and Leisure RLO

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This RLO is part of “Sociology of Leisure” course. The module discusses some major features of current leisure patterns, but these activities are also central to modern life itself and thus have interests for sociologists. The RLO discusses some of the major approaches in Sociology to debating the pioneering work on ‘risk society’ by Giddens and Beck. Leisure Studies work tends to offer more detailed understandings of the pleasures of risky activities like extreme sports, and there are some insights in to aspects of risk denial or risk management which could have wider sociological implications. The strategy, as before, is to work through the whole RLO and then focus on one particular approach or area.

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risk | sociology | sociology_of_leisure | leisure | xerte | rlo | csapoer | ukoer | Social studies | L000

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Sociology of Leisure: Leisure and enterprise RLO

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This RLO is part of “Sociology of Leisure” course. The module discusses some major features of current leisure patterns, but these activities are also central to modern life itself and thus have interests for sociologists. This series of RLOs discusses the emergence of commercialised leisure by examining approaches which include Ritzer on Macdonaldisation and disenchantment, Du Gay et al on Sony, and Goldman and Papson on Nike. Discussing these topics take us into sociological territory more generally discussions of enterprise social and industrial change (including Fordism and globalisation), into studies of consumerism, and into important ways in which viewers are addressed in modern advertising. The learning strategy will be as before. Students will also be asked to write a short a

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enterprise | leisure | sociology | sociology_of_leisure | xerte | rlo | ukoer | csapoer | Social studies | L000

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Sociology of Leisure: Social Mobility RLO

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This RLO is part of “Sociology of Leisure” course. The module discusses some major features of current leisure patterns, but these activities are also central to modern life itself and thus have interests for sociologists. This RLO is a classically sociological one, examining social mobility, and introduce the main theoretical and empirical approaches.

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social_mobility | sociology | sociology_of_leisure | leisure | xerte | rlo | csapoer | ukoer | Social studies | L000

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Sociology of Leisure: Leisure and Social Stratification RLO

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This RLO is part of “Sociology of Leisure” course. The module discusses some major features of current leisure patterns, but these activities are also central to modern life itself and thus have interests for sociologists. The RLO includes work showing how leisure activities both reflect and reproduce social divisions of class, gender, age and ethnicity, culminating in a summary of the recent large study by Bennett et al.

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social_stratification | sociology | sociology_of_leisure | leisure | rlo | csapoer | ukoer | Social studies | L000

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