EP 90: Roseanne & Representations of the Working-Class on Television

 

Raechel and Melody discuss the controversy surrounding the new Roseanne re-boot, but first contextualize Roseanne as a working-class icon and the history of working-class representation in television. We unpack racial codings of white and non-white representations, the intersection of gender in class representation, and of course revisit Stuart Hall’s encoding/decoding.
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Time stamps:
OO:00-06:20 chit-chat
06:21-22:00 history of working-class on TV
22:01-23:58 social plug
24:00-53:00 Roseanne discussion
53:01 RWLs

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