Professor Selina Todd


You can find some of the oral histories included in my book The People showcased at this dedicated website.

My most recent research was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, and you can read about it here.

I am involved in several collaborative projects and networks. These include:

  1. The Oxford Gender, Identity and Subjectivity Centre
  2. 'Rags to Riches: experiences of social mobility since 1800'
  3. Women, Work and Value, a transnational network co-ordinated by Dr Josie McLellan at Bristol University. 
  4. I am one of the convenors of Oxford's women's history seminar
  • Tastes of Honey The Making of Shelagh Delaney and a Cultural Revolution

  • 'The myths of social mobility'

  • An introduction to A Taste of Honey

  • Phoenix Rising: Working-Class Life and Urban Reconstruction, c. 1945–1967

  • The People: The Rise and Fall of the Working Class 1910-2010

  • Class, experience and Britain's twentieth century

  • Family Welfare and Social Work in Post-War England, c.1948-c.1970

  • Class conflict and the myth of cultural ‘inclusion’ in modern Manchester

  • People Matter: The Making of the English Working Class

  • Thai Brides and Teacakes: working-class culture and the modern city

  • More