system. 11 It appeared that Britain, like the United States, had accepted what Jacob Heller calls “The Vaccine Narrative” – ‘We simultaneously understand vaccines as a shield against diseases, a rite of passage for children and parents, and an expression of our science, civilization and morality.’ 12
This book examines how the routine immunisation of children became the status quo in Britain after the Second World War. It tells the story of how vaccination programmes became established in the modern British welfare state, how they expanded and
‘infringed’ is also
defined religiously. Indeed, the rhetorical and symbolic reference to Christianity,
the crusades and the use of the St George’s flag in EDL messages would appear
to confirm this (Busher, 2012: 20). Official messages also posit Christianity as
underpinning ‘our’ morality and contrast its ‘truly ancient values’ with Islam,
which is described as ‘some half-baked concept from a warmongering paedophile’ (Dave Russell, Luton demonstration, recorded in field diary, 22 November
However, evidence from this study found that among grassroots members of
predecessors. The teachings of the Catholic Church have come to exercise
relatively little moral influence. The younger generation in the Irish
Republic conceive of themselves less as members of collectivities than as
individuals. This sense of individuality is articulated principally through
material possessions rather than spiritual dispositions. The cultural
changes that have emerged under the Celtic Tiger are – O’Connell suggests – expressed most keenly in relation to issues of sexual morality.33
The statistical evidence that he presents indicates that young Irish people
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Kearney, A. T. (1994
Demand-side abundance and its discontents in Hungary during the long
: cover; Balázs-Piri, 1962.
Overwhelmed by overflows
asked (probably by some high-level party authority, in preparation
for the XIth Congress of the Hungarian Socialist Workers’ Party
in March 1975) to produce a forecast of ‘The ideological-political
problems of our society’ for the coming 15 years. In his first draft,
Szecskő predicted a strengthening of ‘individualistic orientation
toward consumption; [and] growing doubts as to the [possible]
emergence, [or even] the need for a socialist type of morality’
(Document 7, 1974).
Before finalizing his text, Szecskő
Hannah Jones, Yasmin Gunaratnam, Gargi Bhattacharyya, William Davies, Sukhwant Dhaliwal, Emma Jackson and Roiyah Saltus
marketing). Here, by engaging with policy-makers’ accounts of the
negotiations they make in this context, we explore the strains that immigration
control places on liberal governmentality, with its desire to separate
technical decisions from politics, and the challenge posed by postliberal
approaches which emphasise morality and distinctions between deserving and
Having contextualised the Go Home van and other government
gentrification as well as a larger societal shift towards more
restrictive and conventional morality and behavior in the Amsterdam
In the outer two buildings of the housing block, resided
living groups whose lifestyles were decidedly not punk. One group
consisted of a number of veteran squatters with squatter capital with a
range of capabilities and were all known as “active”
squatters. Marlous, a member of this living group, teased the
punks’ reputation for violent and noisy partying: “Our