Changing attitudes to class 1951-1964

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1951 was a conformist and deferential society

Class distinctions were noticable by speech or dress

Class loyalties were strong within political parties

Social breakdown and shift in class boundaries at the end of the 1950s

1956 Suez Crisis exposed lying and government manipulation

Rise in CND is 1958 encoraged the challenge of authority

New trends and cultures led for a non-conformist society less willing to follow british establishment

Establishment referred to informal networks that connected the social and political elites

The establishment included multiple well to…

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