Angry White People : Coming Face-to-Face with the British Far Right, Paperback Book

Angry White People : Coming Face-to-Face with the British Far Right Paperback


'An enlightening, thoughtful and intelligent study.' The Independent There is a new anger brewing in Britain.

In the pubs and estates, the cafes and football stadiums, the mood is unsettled.

People kick back increasingly against whoever or whatever is presented as the latest scapegoat. Delving deep into the day-to-day of the most marginalized section of the white working class, Angry White People offers an unparalleled survey of this anxious, uncertain, febrile Britain.

From far-right street fighters to UKIP activists, Hsiao-Hung Pai conducts a fantastically daring investigation.

Amongst those she follows are Darren, a Lutonian who helped found the English Defence League (EDL) but is now a dedicated anti-racist Labour activist, and Tommy Robinson, infamous founder of the EDL, whom Pai observes changing from a young, foul-mouthed kid to a suited-and-booted Oxford Union guest speaker.

Uncovering disturbing levels of racism in our society which must be confronted, Pai also identifies legitimate concerns arising from exclusion and inequality in a post-industrial economy.

Angry White People is the essential account of social discontent in Britain today.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400 pages, 1 index
  • Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
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  • Category: Nationalism
  • ISBN: 9781783606924

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