Mathew Worley

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Matthew Worley is Professor of Modern History at the University of Reading. He has written widely on British labour and political history, including books on the Communist Party of Great Britain, Labour Party and Sir Oswald Mosley’s New Party. His more recent work has concentrated on the relationship between youth culture and politics in Britain, primarily in the 1970s and 1980s. Articles have been published in such journals as History Workshop, Twentieth Century British History, Contemporary British History, Journal for the Study of Radicalism, Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Punk & Post-Punk and chapters in collections such as the Subcultures Network’s Fight Back: Punk, Politics and Resistance (2015). A monograph, No Future: Punk, Politics and British Youth Culture, 1976–84, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2017.

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