Search - List of Books by Paul Willis

Paul Willis is a leading British cultural theorist.

He was born in Wolverhampton and received his education at the University of Cambridge and at the University of Birmingham. He worked at Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies and subsequently at the University of Wolverhampton. He was a Professor of Social/Cultural Ethnography at Keele University. In Fall 2010, he left Keele University and is now a professor at Princeton University.

He gave a paper at the 9th Symposium of the National Deviancy Conference in January 1972 entitled 'A Motor-Bike Subculture'.

In 'Learning to Labour', Willis conducted an in-depth ethnography of a set of working class 'lads' in a town in the West Midlands referred to as 'Hammertown'. He conducted a series of interviews and observations within a school, with the aim of discovering why 'working class kids get working class jobs'. He concluded his research stating that the lads had an 'anti-authority' subculture that transmitted to the workplace.

Books   more �

This author page uses material from the Wikipedia article "Paul Willis", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0
Total Books: 29
Learning to Labor How Working-Class Kids Get Working-Class Jobs
2017 - Learning to Labor How Working-class Kids Get Working-class Jobs [Legacy Editions] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780231178952
ISBN-10: 0231178956
Genres: Politics & Social Sciences, Education & Teaching
  ?

Getting to Gardisky Lake
2016 - Getting to Gardisky Lake (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781622881154
ISBN-10: 162288115X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  ?

Strategic Public Relations Leadership
2012 - Strategic Public Relations Leadership (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780415667951
ISBN-10: 041566795X
Genre: Business & Money
  ?

The Alpine Tales
2010 - The Alpine Tales (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781602260061
ISBN-10: 1602260060
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  ?

Visiting Home
2008 - Visiting Home (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781931247474
ISBN-10: 1931247471
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  ?

Dinosaurios/ Dinosaurs
2006 - Dinosaurios/ Dinosaurs [Los Exploradores De National Geographic - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9789707770140
ISBN-10: 9707770147
Genres: Children's Books, Science & Math
  ?

Kink
2005 - Kink (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781891855405
ISBN-10: 1891855409
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Gay & Lesbian
  ?

View to  a Thrill
2004 - View to a Thrill (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781891855375
ISBN-10: 1891855379
Genre: Gay & Lesbian
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1

Lovers Who Stay With You
2004 - Lovers Who Stay with You (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781891855429
ISBN-10: 1891855425
Genre: Gay & Lesbian
  ?

Rocks Fossils and Dinosaurs
2002 - Rocks Fossils and Dinosaurs [Nature Companion Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781877019029
ISBN-10: 187701902X
Genres: Science & Math, Outdoors & Nature
  ?

Dinosaurs
2002 - Dinosaurs [Reader's Digest Pathfinders Hardcover] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780613450294
ISBN-10: 0613450299
Genre: Children's Books
  ?

Dinosaurs
2002 - Dinosaurs [Reader's Digest Pathfinders] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781575849843
ISBN-10: 1575849844
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 2

A Guide to Dinosaurs
2002 - A Guide to Dinosaurs (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781876778637
ISBN-10: 1876778636
  ?

The Ethnographic Imagination
2000 - The Ethnographic Imagination (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780745601731
ISBN-10: 0745601731
Genre: Nonfiction
  ?

Tessloffs Welt des Wissens Dinosaurier
2000 - Tessloffs Welt Des Wissens Dinosaurier (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783788608729
ISBN-10: 3788608722
  ?

Rocks  Fossils
2000 - Rocks Fossils [Nature Company Guides] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780737000788
ISBN-10: 0737000783
Genres: Science & Math, Outdoors & Nature
  ?

Dinosaurs
1999 - Dinosaurs [Reader's Digest Pathfinders] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781575842967
ISBN-10: 1575842963
  ?

Critical Education in the New Information Age
1999 - Critical Education in the New Information Age (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780847690114
ISBN-10: 0847690113
Genre: Nonfiction
  ?

Reader's Digest Pathfinders Dinosaurs
1999 - Reader's Digest Pathfinders Dinosaurs (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780794400019
ISBN-10: 0794400019
Genre: Children's Books
  ?

West Wind Review
1997 - West Wind Review (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780963069467
ISBN-10: 0963069462
  ?

Culture Media Language Working Papers In Cultural Studies 1972-79
1991 - Culture Media Language Working Papers in Cultural Studies 1972-79 [Cultural Studies Birmingham] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780415079068
ISBN-10: 0415079063
Genre: Nonfiction
  ?