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The Resource The consumption of inequality : weapons of mass distraction, by Karen Bettez Halnon

The consumption of inequality : weapons of mass distraction, by Karen Bettez Halnon

Label
The consumption of inequality : weapons of mass distraction
Title
The consumption of inequality
Title remainder
weapons of mass distraction
Statement of responsibility
by Karen Bettez Halnon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The fads, fashions, and media in popular consumer culture frequently make recreational and ideological "fun" of poverty and lower class living. It is a phenomenon that puts poor whites, poor blacks, women, gays, handicapped people, and other traditional minorities back in "their place" by prioritizing self-aggrandizing materialism and individual desires over the collective good and constitutes a form of cultural denial. In this book, Halnon delineates how incarceration, segregation, stigmatization, cultural and social consecration, and carnivalization work in the production and consumption of inequality --
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Cataloging source
UKMGB
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1962-
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Halnon, Karen Bettez
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Social stratification
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Poverty
  • Popular culture
Label
The consumption of inequality : weapons of mass distraction, by Karen Bettez Halnon
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: Weapons of Mass Distraction 1. Financial Crisis, Ideology, and Alienation 2. Critiquing Postmodernist Zeitgeist 3. Prison Chic 4. Black Ghetto Cool 5. White Trash Stigma 6. Super Trash Spectacles 7. Blue Collar Vogue 8. Redneck and Blue Collar Comedy Conclusion: Tourists, Victims, and Deadening Others
Control code
FIEb17383286
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 229 pages
Isbn
9781137352484
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)831150497
Label
The consumption of inequality : weapons of mass distraction, by Karen Bettez Halnon
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: Weapons of Mass Distraction 1. Financial Crisis, Ideology, and Alienation 2. Critiquing Postmodernist Zeitgeist 3. Prison Chic 4. Black Ghetto Cool 5. White Trash Stigma 6. Super Trash Spectacles 7. Blue Collar Vogue 8. Redneck and Blue Collar Comedy Conclusion: Tourists, Victims, and Deadening Others
Control code
FIEb17383286
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 229 pages
Isbn
9781137352484
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)831150497

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