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Subject: 1980s

Smoke and mirrors: women as witches in American cinema

  • Author:
  • Emma Moorhouse
  • Subjects:
  • #MeToo movement
  • 1980s
  • 1990s
  • female expression
  • female perspective
  • female sexuality
  • feminism
  • fiction
  • film
  • gender
  • gender representation
  • horror
  • patriarchy
  • postfeminism
  • race
  • sexuality
  • social movements
  • societal role
  • sociocultural impact
  • sociology
  • The Craft
  • The Witches of Eastwick
  • witches
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

‘Which side are you on, boys?’: an investigation into miners’ masculinity in the 1984-5 Miners’ Strike

  • Author:
  • Molly Day-Coombes
  • Subjects:
  • 1980s
  • emotional response
  • gender
  • history
  • identity
  • masculinity
  • Miners' Strike
  • women
  • Working Classes
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

The Demolition Diner and the summer of 84: an exploration of the space and time of the Bristol student anarchists of the mid-1980s

  • Author:
  • Benjamin Samuel Cattle
  • Subjects:
  • 1980s
  • anarchism
  • Bristol
  • class
  • Politics
  • space
  • student anarchists
  • Thatcherism
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

The extent to which lesbians and lesbian issues were involved in social political movements throughout the 1970s and 1980s, and how their interests were catered for

  • Author:
  • Charlotte Luisa Dunstan
  • Subjects:
  • 1970s
  • 1980s
  • Disability
  • discrimination
  • diversity
  • female expression
  • homosexuality
  • lesbians
  • political movements
  • sociocultural impact
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

What can the Mayorship of Bernie Sanders in Burlington, Vermont, tell us about the nature of politics in President Ronald Reagan’s America, 1980-1989?

  • Author:
  • Ryan Dean Thompson
  • Subjects:
  • 1980s
  • America
  • Bernie Sanders
  • economic policy
  • foreign policy
  • journalism
  • Mayorship
  • newspaper
  • policy makers
  • political movements
  • Politics
  • Reagan administration
  • Socialist Party
  • United States
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) English and History