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Observing the 1980s: Mass Observation Special Report #666

Listed here are links to Mass Observation Special Reports in the University of Sussex Special Collections catalogue, digitised as part of the Observing the 1980s Project. Users can click on additional links to a PDF of the panel member's report, and to an entry in the catalogue providing more information about them. Special Reports is the term given to spontaneous responses from Mass Observation Project Panel members, writing either outside the range of Directive topics or sending in further comment on a subject already covered at an earlier date. The Special Reports were selected for their relevance to themes addressed in the undergraduate history course ‘1984: Thatcher’s Britain’ at the University of Sussex.

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Observing the 1980s: Mass Observation Special Report #379

Listed here are links to Mass Observation Special Reports in the University of Sussex Special Collections catalogue, digitised as part of the Observing the 1980s Project. Users can click on additional links to a PDF of the panel member's report, and to an entry in the catalogue providing more information about them. Special Reports is the term given to spontaneous responses from Mass Observation Project Panel members, writing either outside the range of Directive topics or sending in further comment on a subject already covered at an earlier date. The Special Reports were selected for their relevance to themes addressed in the undergraduate history course ‘1984: Thatcher’s Britain’ at the University of Sussex.

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Observing the 1980s: Mass Observation Special Report #375

Listed here are links to Mass Observation Special Reports in the University of Sussex Special Collections catalogue, digitised as part of the Observing the 1980s Project. Users can click on additional links to a PDF of the panel member's report, and to an entry in the catalogue providing more information about them. Special Reports is the term given to spontaneous responses from Mass Observation Project Panel members, writing either outside the range of Directive topics or sending in further comment on a subject already covered at an earlier date. The Special Reports were selected for their relevance to themes addressed in the undergraduate history course ‘1984: Thatcher’s Britain’ at the University of Sussex.

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Observing the 1980s: Mass Observation Special Report #251

Listed here are links to Mass Observation Special Reports in the University of Sussex Special Collections catalogue, digitised as part of the Observing the 1980s Project. Users can click on additional links to a PDF of the panel member's report, and to an entry in the catalogue providing more information about them. Special Reports is the term given to spontaneous responses from Mass Observation Project Panel members, writing either outside the range of Directive topics or sending in further comment on a subject already covered at an earlier date. The Special Reports were selected for their relevance to themes addressed in the undergraduate history course ‘1984: Thatcher’s Britain’ at the University of Sussex.

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Observing the 1980s: Mass Observation Special Report #161

Listed here are links to Mass Observation Special Reports in the University of Sussex Special Collections catalogue, digitised as part of the Observing the 1980s Project. Users can click on additional links to a PDF of the panel member's report, and to an entry in the catalogue providing more information about them. Special Reports is the term given to spontaneous responses from Mass Observation Project Panel members, writing either outside the range of Directive topics or sending in further comment on a subject already covered at an earlier date. The Special Reports were selected for their relevance to themes addressed in the undergraduate history course ‘1984: Thatcher’s Britain’ at the University of Sussex.

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Observing the 1980s: Mass Observation Special Report #139

Listed here are links to Mass Observation Special Reports in the University of Sussex Special Collections catalogue, digitised as part of the Observing the 1980s Project. Users can click on additional links to a PDF of the panel member's report, and to an entry in the catalogue providing more information about them. Special Reports is the term given to spontaneous responses from Mass Observation Project Panel members, writing either outside the range of Directive topics or sending in further comment on a subject already covered at an earlier date. The Special Reports were selected for their relevance to themes addressed in the undergraduate history course ‘1984: Thatcher’s Britain’ at the University of Sussex.

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Observing the 1980s: Mass Observation Special Report #42

Listed here are links to Mass Observation Special Reports in the University of Sussex Special Collections catalogue, digitised as part of the Observing the 1980s Project. Users can click on additional links to a PDF of the panel member's report, and to an entry in the catalogue providing more information about them. Special Reports is the term given to spontaneous responses from Mass Observation Project Panel members, writing either outside the range of Directive topics or sending in further comment on a subject already covered at an earlier date. The Special Reports were selected for their relevance to themes addressed in the undergraduate history course ‘1984: Thatcher’s Britain’ at the University of Sussex.

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Learning about social and economic issues in Spanish: videos and websites for language work.

This is a collection of videos and websites that prepare students for the challenge of interviewing Spanish economic migrants and dealing with the resulting primary data. They provide background information and key vocabulary and ideas in Spanish. They are only for advanced learners (B2-C1 CEFR) interested in these topics and require some scaffolding and activities around them. They have been used successfully in the OpenLIVES module SPPO3640 at the University of Leeds

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Observing the 1980s Ephemera - The cuts - 400,000 jobs at risk

Listed here are links to the digital versions of items of ephemera including pamphlets, newspapers, policy documents and reports, from the University of Sussex Library scanned for the Observing the 1980s Project. A link is also provided to the relevant entry in the University of Sussex Special Collections catalogue providing more information about the document. The items of ephemera provide additional context for the Mass Observation Project and British Library Oral History materials in the Observing the 1980s Project, coming from the same period and dealing with contemporary issues such as the Poll Tax, AIDS and the Falklands Conflict. The materials were selected for their relevance to themes addressed in the undergraduate history course ‘1984: Thatcher’s Britain’ at the University of Sussex. These digitised resources are available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share-alike licence . This means that you may download and re-use the resources for non-commercial purposes but you must credit the author and make available any re-purposed versions under the same Creative Commons licence terms.

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Mass Observation Project Directive Summer 1981

Listed here are links to the directive questionnaire and to entries in the University of Sussex Special Collections catalogue where users can click on additional links to a PDF of the individual's response to the directive, and to more information about them. There are seven responses to the Summer 1981 directive covering the following topics: Currency, Royal Wedding, Business Premises, Unemployment, Holidays, Food.

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Mass Observation Project Directive Spring 1982

Listed here are links to the directive questionnaire and to entries in the University of Sussex Special Collections catalogue where users can click on additional links to a PDF of the individual's response to the directive, and to more information about them. There are nine responses to the 1982 Spring directive covering House Prices, Unsolicited Mail, Weather in January, Railway Strike, Local Elections, Business Premises, Unemployment, Falklands/Malvinas War.

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Mass Observation Project Directive Autumn 1981

Listed here are links to the directive questionnaire and to entries in the University of Sussex Special Collections catalogue where users can click on additional links to a PDF of the individual's response to the directive, and to more information about them. There are seven responses to the 1981 Autumn directive covering Currency, Pet Food, Shopping Strategies, Business Premises, Unemployment, Liberal-SDP Alliance, and Christmas.

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Observing the 1980s

Observing the 1980s brings together ‘voices’ from both the Mass Observation Project and the British Library Oral History Collection. This material offers a unique and inspiring insight into the lives and opinions of British people from a range of social classes and regions during the 1980s. Additional context for these materials comes from a collection of ephemera from the same period, consisting of a range of publications dealing with contemporary issues such as the Poll Tax, AIDS and the Falklands Conflict. The materials were selected for their relevance to themes addressed in the undergraduate history course ‘1984: Thatcher’s Britain’ at the University of Sussex. These digitised resources are available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share-alike licence . This means that you may download and re-use the resources for non-commercial purposes but you must credit the author and make available any re-purposed versions under the same Creative Commons licence terms. Access to the British Library oral history interviews is via the British Library Sound Archive Oral History Collections.

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