Links to articles about Urbanisation relative to Jerusalem (Butterworth)

These links are to articles which I find relevant to an understanding of Butterworth’s play and will serve as a starting point for next year’s Year 12 teaching.

Butterworth on Englishness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efbHIyk4Nx0

‘ouses, ‘ouses, ‘ouses by Imagined Village: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WR-Z1lg2Q_4

From Newcastle University, on issues caused by counter-urbanisation http://www.ncl.ac.uk/cre/publish/policynotes/Counterurbanisation%20final.pdf

From the Telegraph: Readers feelings about country/urban dwelling: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/property/buying-selling-moving/9811261/Town-versus-country-what-our-readers-think.html

newcomers struggle in the face of rural life: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2134905/Church-bell-chimed-world-wars-silenced-complaint-village-newcomer.html

Prince Charles on valuing the country, and the response:http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/nov/16/prince-charles-countryside-planning-green-belt

On the shrinking Green Belt:
http://www.iea.org.uk/blog/abolish-all-green-belts-and-ignore-the-nimbys

On housing issues in the 21st century:
http://www.cityam.com/207052/blame-green-belt-britain-s-dire-housing-crisis-reform-long-overdue

The countryside is not for the fainthearted: http://www.exmoor.org.uk/staghuntingexplained.htm http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2010/oct/30/exmoor-emperor-deer-hunting-on-exmoor

On Child Poverty in Wiltshire: http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/consultation-child-poverty-2014-2020-strategy.pdf

Songs: Scallywag by Jake Thackray: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsFzf0XgZz0&index=23&list=PLCwOaXLzaxgQMsb-XyW9sfHJR3Ehzg7I2

Werewolf:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrHlp4WTDAY This song opens Act 2

Jerusalem sung by Billy Bragg:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_GteXsRfPc

Train Song by Tom waits: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6z40YJK7aTY  (the original of Rooster’s insemination?)

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