White Trash: The Construction of an American Scapegoat
Price, Angel , Department of English, University of Virginia
Howard, Alan, Department of English, University of Virginia
This site is designed to prove that working class whites are a societal scapegoat historically and particularly in the present day as seen in literature, comics, television and film. They are easy prey to discrimination because they have a value system that is separate from mainstream America, centered in the areas of race, religion, work and a non-progressive lifestyle.
MA (Master of Arts)
Originally published on the XRoads site for the UVA American Studies program. Years range from 1995-2005. Content is captured at the level of functionality available on the date of capture.
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