White Trash: Race and Class in America

White Trash: Race and Class in America

by Annalee Newitz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415916925

ISBN-13: 9780415916929

Pub. Date: 12/20/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Poor whites are associated with kitschy chic or dangerous perversions in mainstream culture, rather than with the realities of life under conditions of economic hardship and social disempowerment. White Trash compares the stereotypes with the social reality, unmasking the racial and class assumptions behind the term. Issues range from religion to Elvis, Spam to

Overview

Poor whites are associated with kitschy chic or dangerous perversions in mainstream culture, rather than with the realities of life under conditions of economic hardship and social disempowerment. White Trash compares the stereotypes with the social reality, unmasking the racial and class assumptions behind the term. Issues range from religion to Elvis, Spam to trailer parks. 10 illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415916929
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/20/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Sales rank:
779,891
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

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