'We have to keep going, whatever happens': The Austerity Narratives of Girls, Breaking Bad and Downton Abbey

Sallie Mcnamara

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    Abstract

    The chapter considers how three popular television serial dramas to show how they disseminate ideas relating to the financial crisis (of 2008), arguing they can be seen as 'austerity narratives' and raise issues concerning economic insecurity.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationCultural Politics in the Age of Austerity
    EditorsDavid Berry
    Place of PublicationAbingdon and New York
    PublisherRoutledge, Taylor & Francis Group
    Chapter4
    Pages67-92
    Number of pages25
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4724-3488-3
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Apr 2017

    Publication series

    NameThe Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture
    PublisherRoutledge

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    Mcnamara, S. (2017). 'We have to keep going, whatever happens': The Austerity Narratives of Girls, Breaking Bad and Downton Abbey. In D. Berry (Ed.), Cultural Politics in the Age of Austerity (pp. 67-92). (The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture). Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.