Odd Tribes: Toward a Cultural Analysis of White People / Edition 1

Odd Tribes: Toward a Cultural Analysis of White People / Edition 1

by John Hartigan
     
 

An ethnographic and theoretical account of the construction of whiteness through the study of the lives of white working class Americans.

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An ethnographic and theoretical account of the construction of whiteness through the study of the lives of white working class Americans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822335979
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

John Hartigan Jr. is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Texas, Austin.

Table of Contents

1Picturing the underclass : myth making in the Inner City33
2Blood will tell : the nationalization of white trash59
3Unpopular culture : the case of white trash109
4Reading trash : deliverance and the cultural poetics of white trash135
5Talking trash : white poverty and marked forms of whiteness147
6Green ghettos and the white underclass167
7Establishing the fact of whiteness187
8Locating white detroit205
9Object lessons in whiteness : antiracism and the study of white folks231
10Cultural analysis : the case of race257

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