Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class by Owen Jones

By Owen Jones

In glossy Britain, the operating classification has develop into an item of worry and mock. From Little Britain’s Vicky Pollard to the demonization of Jade Goody, media and politicians alike brush aside as feckless, criminalized and ignorant an enormous, underprivileged swathe of society whose participants became stereotyped through one, hate-filled observe: chavs.

In this acclaimed research, Owen Jones explores how the operating type has long past from “salt of the earth” to “scum of the earth.” Exposing the lack of know-how and prejudice on the middle of the chav sketch, he portrays a much more advanced fact. The chav stereotype, he argues, is utilized by governments as a handy figleaf to prevent real engagement with social and fiscal difficulties and to justify widening inequality. in line with a wealth of unique study, Chavs is a damning indictment of the media and political institution and an illuminating, worrying portrait of inequality and sophistication hatred in glossy Britain. This up to date variation incorporates a new bankruptcy exploring the motives and outcomes of the united kingdom riots in the summertime of 2011.

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