Inequality, Poverty and Precarity in Contemporary American Culture

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This book analyzes the discourse generated by pundits, politicians, and artists to examine how poverty and the income gap is framed through specific modes of representation. Set against the dichotomy of the structural narrative of poverty and the opportunity narrative, Lemke's modified concept of precarity reveals new insights into the American situation as well as into the textuality of contemporary demands for equity. Her acute study of a vast range of artistic and journalistic texts brings attention to a mode of ...

Inequality, Poverty and Precarity in Contemporary American Culture 2016, Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN-13: 9781137603418

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