Class Dismissed? Roseanne and the Changing Face of Working-Class Iconography

  title={Class Dismissed? Roseanne and the Changing Face of Working-Class Iconography},
  author={Julie Bettie},
  journal={Social Text},
In a 1989 article on working-class identity, Stanley Aronowitz intends to "trace the displacement of representations of the working class" in massmediated culture, arguing that "there are no longer direct representations of the interactions among workers on American television." We see "workers," he tells us, almost solely in police shows and in beer commercials. He goes on to say that working-class representations disappeared, for the most part, with the unfortunate Archie Bunker stereotype… 

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