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‘Celebrity chavs’ like Jordan and Kerry Katona reflect the moral delinquency of white working-class girls

‘Celebrity chav’: Fame, femininity and social class   From European Journal of Cultural Studies   Celebrity – ‘the condition of being talked about’ seems an unavoidable part of modern life. In Britain, the media regularly report the bad behavior of … Continue reading

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Why are ‘chavvy’ external illuminated Christmas displays embraced by the working class?

Illuminations, class identities and the contested landscapes of Christmas From Sociology In the last two decades, illuminating the outside of a house with multi-colored lights has become a popular British Christmas practice. Whereas in the US these illuminations typically cover … Continue reading

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