Sean O'Connell

Professor

  • Room 02.004 - 16 University Square

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications, with a British or Irish focus, in the fields of: - Oral history - Working class community (including deindustrialisation) - Gender history - Social history of Belfast since Partition

19982018
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Research Output 1998 2018

2018

The Politics of Consumer Credit in the UK, 1938-1992

Corthorn, P. & O'Connell, S., 13 Sep 2018, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 253 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

1 Citation (Scopus)
182 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Undergraduate
Belfast
Oral History
History
Social History
2017

QUOTE: Queen's University Oral History Technology and Ethics

Deazley, R., Bryson, A. & O'Connell, S., 21 Mar 2017, Belfast : QUOTE.

Research output: Other contribution

Oral History
Expertise
Dissemination
Teaching
History
2015

Gender, debt and working class credit in twentieth century Britain

O'Connell, S., 2015, Il genere nella ricerca storica. Atti del 6° Congresso della Società italiana. Chemotti, S. & La Rocca, M. C. (eds.). Padua: Il Poligrafo, Vol. Volume 1. p. 664-681 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
France
Working Class
Credit
Comparative History
Family Economy
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)
2899 Downloads (Pure)

Violence and social memory in twentieth century Belfast: Stories of Buck Alec Robinson

O'Connell, S., Jul 2014, In : Journal of British Studies. 53, 3, p. 734-756 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
working class
twentieth century
violence
political elite
tourist
2012
308 Downloads (Pure)

An age of conservative modernity, 1914-1968

O'Connell, S., 2012, Belfast 400: People, place and history. Connolly, S. J. (ed.). Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, p. 271-316 46 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

File

Épopée d’un crédit populaire

Translated title of the contribution: History of popular creditO'Connell, S., 2012, In : Les Grands Dossiers des Sciences Humaines. 22, p. 40-43 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The business of working-class credit: Sub-prime markets in the United Kingdom since 1880

O'Connell, S., 2012, The development of consumer credit in global perspective: Business, regulation and culture. Logemann, J. (ed.). New York: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 85-107 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

Community, race and the origins of the British credit union movement

O'Connell, S., Oct 2011, In : Quaderni storici. 77, 2, p. 593-610 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010
3 Citations (Scopus)

Speculations on working class debt: credit and paternalism in France, Germany and the United Kingdom

O'Connell, S., Jun 2010, In : Enterprises et Histoire. 59, null, p. 80-91 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
43 Citations (Scopus)
Debt
Working Class
Credit
Loans
Social Networks
2007

Motoring and modernity

O'Connell, S., 2007, 20th Century Britain: Economic, cultural and social change. Carnivali, F. & Strange, J-M. (eds.). Harlow: Pearson, p. 111-126 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2006
12 Citations (Scopus)

From Toad of Toad Hall to the 'death drivers' of Belfast: an exploratory history of 'joyriding'

O'connell, S., May 2006, In : British Journal of Criminology. 46(3), 3, p. 455-469 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2005

An alternative to the moneylenders? Credit unions and their discontents

O'connell, S., May 2005

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Credit, debt and guilt: cultural and moral obstacles to the development of consumer society

O'connell, S., 2005, Explaining change in cultural history. O'Ciosain, N. (ed.). University College Dublin, Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mail order retailing in Britain: a business and social history

O'Connell, S., Coopey, R. & Porter, D., Jan 2005, Oxford University Press. 258 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

19 Citations (Scopus)

Working class consumer credit in the UK, 1925-1960: the role of the check trader

O'Connell, S. & Reid, C., May 2005, In : Economic History Review. 58 (2), 2, p. 378-405 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2003

Listening to the voices of Belfast's past

O'Connell, S., 2003, Ireland (Ulster) Scotland: concepts, contexts, comparisons . Hughes, E., O'Rawe, D. & Longley, E. (eds.). Belfast: Cló Ollscoil na Banríona

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2000

Cataloguing mail order's archives

O'Connell, S., Nov 2000, In : Business Archives. 80

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gender and the car in interwar Britain

O'Connell, S., 2000, Gender and material culture in historical perspective. Donald, M. & Hurcombe, L. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 175-191 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1999

Gender, consumer culture and the middle-class male, 1918-1939

O'Connell, S., 1999, Gender, civic culture and consumerism: middle-class identity in Britain 1800-1940. Kidd, A. & Nicholls, D. (eds.). Manchester: Manchester University Press, p. 183-197 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mail order in the United Kingdom, c. 1880-1960

O'Connell, S., 1999, In : International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research. 9, 3, p. 261-273 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Mail order in the United Kingdom c. 1880-1960: How mail order competed with other forms of retailing

Coopey, R., O'Connell, S. & Porter, D., 01 Jan 1999, In : International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research. 9, 3, p. 261-273 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Retailing
Credit
Social networks
Efficacy
Retail
1998

Playtime

O'Connell, S., 1998, The Century Speaks: BBC Millenium Oral History Project Research Guide 1900-2000. Purcell, H. (ed.). London: BBC/The British Library

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Taste, status and middle-class motoring in interwar Britain

O'Connell, S., 1998, The motor car and popular culture in the 20th century. Thoms, D., Holden, L. & Claydon, T. (eds.). Aldershot: Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 177-191 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter