The consumption of inequality weapons of mass distraction

Karen Bettez Halnon

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations

Abstract

The fads, fashions, and media in popular consumer culture frequently make recreational and ideological "fun" of poverty and lower class living. In this book, Halnon delineates how incarceration, segregation, stigmatization, cultural and social consecration, and carnivalization work in the production and consumption of inequality.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Consumption of Inequality
Subtitle of host publicationWeapons of Mass Distraction
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Pages1-229
Number of pages229
ISBN (Electronic)9781137352491
ISBN (Print)9781137352484
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Sciences(all)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'The consumption of inequality weapons of mass distraction'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this