Engaging Labour: British Sociology 1945-2010

  • Huw Beynon Cardiff University
Keywords: Britain, labour movement, Sociology, trade unions, United Kingdom,


This paper traces the interrelationship between changes in the British trade union and labour movement and the development of sociology in Britain since the war. It considers the ways in which both have been affected by economic and political changes and how different patterns of engagement have emerged in times of crisis.