By Lynn Abrams; Callum G Brown
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Though a high point of population size at 5,240,800 was reached in 1974, it means that in relative terms Scotland has not become an appreciably more crowded place. Indeed, some of the most crowded places became less populous. 2 shows the populations of selected towns, showing how the peak population of many was reached in mid-century, to be followed by depopulation resulting from slum clearance, overspill policies (moving families to suburbs, new towns or distant towns) and urban regeneration. Glasgow’s population fell between 1951 and 2001 from over a million to 629,000.
52 National Food Survey 1992, p. 15. indd 37 28/1/10 14:29:03 Callum G. Brown 38 300 250 200 150 100 50 0 1933 1943 1953 1963 1973 1983 1993 Note: These figures have been computed from the base Great Britain cinema admissions series, collected by the Board of Trade (BoT); separate Scottish figures have not been published. 0% were attributed to the years 1933 and 2000 respectively, and the gaps between the five points filled by linear extrapolation. Source: Annual Statistical Abstract for the UK n.
Berger and T. Luckmann, The Social Construction of Reality (Harmondsworth, 1969), especially pp. 21–5. 17. E. Goffman, The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life (orig. 1959, London, 1990). 18. S. Cohen and L. Taylor, Escape Attempts: the Theory and Practice of Resistance to Everyday Life (London, 1992), p. 66 et seq. 19. G. Simmel, The Conflict in Modern Culture and Other Essays (New York, 1968), p. 68, quoted in Highmore, Everyday Life, p. 39. 20. Highmore, Everyday Life, p. 131. Highmore suggests Lefebvre was thinking of the hypermodern rather than the postmodern in his work.
A history of everyday life in twentieth-century Scotland by Lynn Abrams; Callum G Brown