Author: Rhian E Jones

Rhian E Jones writes on history, politics, popular culture and the places where they intersect. She is the author of Clampdown: Pop-Cultural Wars on Class and Gender (Zero Books, 2013). Her blog is Velvet Coalmine (

Why ‘Chav’ is a Feminist Issue

The discourse around ‘chavs’ can be a cover for denigrating the social agency and sexual autonomy of working-class women, as well as wider political attacks on the working class. ...

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