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Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class



When this book was first published in 2011 it opened up the discussion of class in Britain. Then, in the public debate after the riots of that summer, Owen Jones’s thesis was proved right-the working class were the scapegoats for everything that was wrong with Britain. Based on a wealth of original research, Chavs is a damning indictment of the media and political establishment and an illuminating, disturbing portrait of inequality and class hatred in modern Britain. This new edition…


Chavs

Pub Date : 2016-04-19 | Author : Owen Jones | Publisher : Verso

ISBN 10 : 1784783773
ISBN 13 : 9781784783778

In modern Britain, the working class has become an object of fear and ridicule. From Little Britain's Vicky Pollard to the demonization of Jade Goody, media and politicians alike d..


Chavs

Pub Date : 2011-07-15 | Author : Owen Jones | Publisher : Verso

ISBN 10 : 184467696X
ISBN 13 : 9781844676965

A compelling 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. ..


Chavs

Pub Date : 2012-05-22 | Author : Owen Jones | Publisher : Verso Books

ISBN 10 : 1844678040
ISBN 13 : 9781844678044

In modern Britain, the working class has become an object of fear and ridicule. From Little Britain’s Vicky Pollard to the demonization of Jade Goody, media and politicians alike..


The Establishment

Pub Date : 2015-04-21 | Author : Owen Jones | Publisher : Melville House

ISBN 10 : 9781612194882
ISBN 13 : 1612194885

A major bestseller in the UK and a six-time Best Book of 2014, The Establishment is a sweeping look at how power and money have made British politics hugely undemocratic. Power, mo..


Chav Christianity

Pub Date : 2013-11 | Author : Darren Edwards | Publisher : New Generation Publishing

ISBN 10 : 1910053945
ISBN 13 : 9781910053942

This book offers the opportunity for people to explore and experience Christian spirituality as seen through working-class eyes. Whether you're someone from working-class culture t..


The Myth Of Meritocracy

Pub Date : 2016-05-19 | Author : James Bloodworth | Publisher : Biteback Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781785900761
ISBN 13 : 1785900765

The best jobs in Britain today are overwhelmingly done by the children of the wealthy. Meanwhile, it is increasingly difficult for bright but poor kids to transcend their circumsta..



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