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Chavs

The Demonization of the Working Class

Owen Jones

Bestselling investigation into the myth and reality of working-class life in contemporary Britain In modern Britain, the working class has become an object of fear and ridicule. From Little Britains Vicky Pollard to the demonization of Jade Goody, media and politicians alike dismiss as feckless, criminalized and ignorant a vast, underprivileged swa...
Publish Date
2016
April 26
First Published in 2011
Goodreads rating
4.09
ISBN
9781784783778
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jul 01, 2020
What's a book about another country's politics that informs the way you think about America's? I'll start: "Chavs" by @OwenJones84, a great study of classism that's very specific to the UK but opened my eyes to stuff here, too.      source