Title

Inbred Horror: Degeneracy, Revulsion, and Fear of the Rural Community

Document Type

Book Chapter - Merrimack Access Only

Editor

Gregory M. Fulkerson

Alexander R. Thomas

Publication Title

Studies in Urbanormativity: Rural Community in Urban Society

Publisher

Lexington Books

Publication Date

2014

Publisher location

Lanham, MD

Abstract/ Summary

Explores the notion of the inbred community as rural, close-knit, insular places, and their depictions in popular culture as deviant and even horrific.