Dr Carolyn Downs


Playing in a Virtual Bedroom: youth leisure in the Facebook generation
Downs, C. 07/2011 In: Children, youth and lesiure. Leisure Studies Association p. 15-31. 17 p. ISBN: 9781905369249.

Pirates, death and disaster: maintaining an Atlantic trade network in late-eighteenth century England
Downs, C. 2011 In: Cosmopolitan Networks in Commerce and Society. London : German Historical Institute London p. 343-377. 35 p. ISBN: 0269-8552.

Mecca and the birth of commercial bingo 1958–70: a case study
Downs, C. 12/2010 In: Business History. 52, 7, p. 1086-1106. 21 p.
Journal article

Gambling and debt: the hidden impacts on family and work life
Downs, C., Woolrych, R. 1/08/2010 In: Community, Work and Family. 13, 3, p. 311-328. 18 p.
Journal article

Mass gambling: the Mass Observation Archive and popular leisure
Downs, C. 2010 In: Recording leisure lives. Eastbourne : Leisure Studies Association p. 117-138. 22 p. ISBN: 9781905369188.
Conference contribution

Two fat ladies at the seaside: the place of gambling in working-class holidays
Downs, C. 2010 In: Recording leisure lives. Eastbourne : Leisure Studies Association p. 51-73. 23 p. ISBN: 9781905369232.
Conference contribution

Young people playing with risk: social networking and the normalisation of gambling behaviours
Downs, C. 2010 In: Leisure experiences. Eastbourne : Leisure Studies Association p. 25-47. 22 p. ISBN: 9781905369201.
Conference contribution

A social, economic and cultural history of bingo (1906-2005): the role of gambling in the lives of working women
Downs, C. 2009 Saarbrücken : VDM Verlag. 349 p. ISBN: 978-3-639-15472-6.

The changing face of gambling: the Gambling Act (2005) and working class gambling cultures
Downs, C. 2008 In: Relocating the leisure society. Eastbourne : Leisure Studies Association p. 97-121. 25 p. ISBN: 9781905369126.

Daniel Eccleston of Lancaster 1745-1821: a man not afraid to stand on the shoulders of giants
Downs, C. 1/03/2006 In: Quaker Studies. 10, 2, p. 203-242. 30 p.
Journal article

The Business Letters of Daniel Eccleston of Lancaster (1745–1821):: Trade, Commerce, and Marine Insurance in Late-Eighteenth-Century Liverpool, Lancaster, and Whitehaven
Downs, C. 1/03/2004 In: Northern History. 41, 1, p. 129-148. 20 p.
Journal article