Chavs : the demonization of the working class / Owen Jones.
Publication year: 2011
Publisher: London : Verso, 2011.
ISBN: 9781844676965 (pbk.) :
Introduction -- The strange case of Shannon Matthews -- Class warriors -- Politicians vs chavs -- A class in the stocks -- 'We're all middle class now' -- A rigged society -- Broken Britain -- Backlash -- Conclusion : a new class of politics?
In this ground-breaking investigation, Owen Jones explores how the working class has gone from 'salt of the earth' to 'scum of the earth'. It is a disturbing portrait of inequality and class hatred in modern Britain.
298 p. ; 23 cm.
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