Martin Price

The legacy of deindustrialisation has shaped the meaning of the urban landscape for young people in the West Midlands

Anton Popov and Martin Price explore the living memories of de-industrialisation and urban decline in the 1970s-80s. For the young people they spoke to, that period continues to exert a lasting legacy which might be defined as providing ‘living memories of urban decline’. Memories of de-industrialisation in industrial centres such as Coventry continue to be lived by an increasingly marginalised working-class population. […]