In Pursuit of the Working Class

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Ben Clarke


A review of Owen Jones, Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class (Verso, 2012), Zygmunt Bauman, Collateral Damage: Social Inequalities in a Global Age (Polity, 2011) and David Nichols, The Bogan Delusion: Myths, Mischief and Misconceptions (Affirm, 2011).

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Ben Clarke, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Ben Clarke is Assistant Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  He has published on subjects including George Orwell, Virginia Woolf, Englishness, and the politics of style. His first monograph, Orwell in Context, was issued by Palgrave Macmillan in 2007, and he is co-author of Understanding Richard Hoggart (Blackwell, 2011).