Shipbuilding workers on Tyneside: research papers of Professor Richard K. Brown [Qualidata]

Scope and Content

The material consists of observation notes, questionnaires and summary sheets.

Administrative / Biographical History

The project examined shipbuilding workers on Tyneside as a particular occupational category and compared their attitudes and behaviour with those of workers in other industries. It also examined the technology and organisation of production in a "craft" industry and the "orientation to work" of workers from traditional working-class communities.

Access Information

Subject to conditions described in the full catalogue, this collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

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Custodial History

These records were deposited in the Modern Records Centre in August 1999 via the Economic and Social Research Council Qualidata Resource Centre at the University of Essex as part of an ongoing agreement.