Working class Hollywood

I strongly recommend that anyone interested in the politics of American film read this book."--Michael Moore, Director of Roger and Me and TV Nation

Working class Hollywood

The outcome of these battles was critical to our own times, for the victors got to shape the meaning of class in twentieth-century America.

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Working-class Hollywood
Language: en
Pages: 367
Authors: Steven J. Ross
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01-03 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

The outcome of these battles was critical to our own times, for the victors got to shape the meaning of class in twentieth-century America.
Film and the Working Class
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Peter Stead
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-13 - Publisher: Routledge

Taking the subject chronologically from the 1890s to when the book was initially published in 1989, this book analyses those films specifically concerned with working-class conditions and struggle, and discusses them within the context of the debate on the social significance of the feature film. It concentrates on films which
The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politics
Language: en
Pages: 528
Authors: Yannis Tzioumakis, Claire Molloy
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-01 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politics brings together forty essays by leading film scholars and filmmakers in order to discuss the complex relationship between cinema and politics. Organised into eight sections - Approaches to Film and Politics; Film, Activism and Opposition; Film, Propaganda, Ideology and the State; The Politics
Class, Politics, and the Decline of Deference in England, 1968-2000
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-08 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

In late twentieth-century England, inequality was rocketing, yet some have suggested that the politics of class was declining in significance, while others argue that class identities lost little power. Neither interpretation is satisfactory: class remained important to "ordinary" people'snarratives about social change and their own identities throughout the period 1968-2000,
Film and the American Left
Language: en
Pages: 427
Authors: M. Keith Booker
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

The American Left has produced a rich and varied cultural tradition that was largely suppressed during the Cold War but whose influence on the larger society has always been significant. Much of this tradition found its expression in film and, despite the suppression of overtly leftist content in most Hollywood