White Trash: Race and Class in America

White Trash: Race and Class in America

by Annalee Newitz
     
 

First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

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First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415916912
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/02/1997
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Sunset Trailer Park15
Name Calling: Objectifying "Poor Whites" and "White Trash" in Detroit41
Partners in Crime: African Americans and Non-slaveholding Whites in Antebellum Georgia57
Bloody Footprints: Reflections on Growing Up Poor White73
Crackers and Whackers: The White Trashing of Porn89
White Trash Girl: The Interview113
White Savagery and Humiliation, or A New Racial Consciousness in the Media131
Can Whiteness Speak? Institutional Anomies, Ontological Disasters, and Three Hollywood Films155
Trash-o-nomics177
White Trash Religion193
Telling Stories of "Queer White Trash": Race, Class, and Sexuality in the Work of Dorothy Allison211
Acting Naturally: Cultural Distinction and Critiques of Pure Country231
The King of White Trash Culture: Elvis Presley and the Aesthetics of Excess249
Contributors267
Index270

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