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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

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

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

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..


Revolting Subjects

ISBN 10 : 9781848138544
ISBN 13 : 1848138547

Revolting Subjects is a groundbreaking account of social abjection in contemporary Britain, exploring how particular groups of people are figured as revolting and how they in turn ..


Chav Christianity

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

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..


Who Governs Britain

ISBN 10 : 9780141980669
ISBN 13 : 0141980664

The British system has been radically transformed in recent decades, far more than most of us realise. As acclaimed political scientist and bestselling author Anthony King shows, t..


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