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The ‘War on Neds’ and Contradiction: 1995-2008

Introduction Glasgow is a city that is well renowned for its poverty and violence. From the slums to the schemes, and the hooligan to the gangster, Glasgow’s reputation for notoriety has been almost cyclical. In an effort to rebrand itself in the 1980s, Glasgow City Council brought billions of pounds in inward investment through various…

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West ah Scotland

In my transcriptions, I’ve been writing in accordance with the spoken word in order to capture the authentic language of my participants. I think this was important because I have a variety of people, from various backgrounds and social classes, and I thought it would be interesting to show the differences on paper to match…

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