Reviews

User reviews

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - MarianneHusbands - LibraryThing

I only read this to chapter 4 but what I did read was enough for me. It is of its time all Thatcher ( spits) and Blair ( beyond derision) Post Brexit it is clear that the working-classes are still ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - jennpb - LibraryThing

Well researched and aligned with my own political views, but 100 pages in I felt defeated. Yes, the working class is demonised. So what do we do about it? I couldn't struggle through the last half of the book to find out whether the author had any proposed course of action. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - awomanonabike - LibraryThing

I think that this is a really important book. It explained to me how & why Labour has, to my mind, lost its way and how many of the problems we now have are still the legacy of Thatcherism. Reading it was like having the lens on our society cleaned. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - jcbrunner - LibraryThing

An outstanding read that isn't at its heart about chavs at all. During my visit to Manchester and Liverpool, I could observe, to my horror, the strange customs and dress code of the British working ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Opinionated - LibraryThing

A very passionate call for the return of class politics, Jones' book will be read by nods of agreement by anyone with a flicker of belief in social justice. The only problem is of course that only the ... Read full review

Review: Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class

User Review  - Ana Rodriguez - Goodreads

Very well researched, good deal of information dating back to the early 80's. However I did feel as though there was a large degree of reversing the Demonization on the middle-class. It's very obvious ... Read full review

User ratings

5 stars
2
4 stars
4
3 stars
4
2 stars
1
1 star
0

All reviews - 11
1 star - 0
Unrated - 0

All reviews - 11
Editorial reviews - 0

All reviews - 11