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Lamont, Michèle 1957-

Works: 74 works in 290 publications in 6 languages and 10,892 library holdings
Genres: Cross-cultural studies  Case studies  Conference papers and proceedings  Biographies  History  Church history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Publishing director, Other, Creator, Author of introduction, 070
Classifications: LB2333, 305
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Michèle Lamont
How professors think : inside the curious world of academic judgment by Michèle Lamont( )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judging quality isn't robotically rational; it's emotional, cognitive, and social, too. Yet most academics' self-respect is rooted in their ability to analyze complexity and recognize quality, in order to come to the fairest decisions about that elusive god, "excellence." In How Professors Think, Lamont aims to illuminate the confidential process of evaluation and to push the gatekeepers to both better understand and perform their role. --from publisher description
The dignity of working men : morality and the boundaries of race, class, and immigration by Michèle Lamont( )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Michele Lamont takes us into the world inhabited by working-class men - the world as they understand it. Interviewing black and white working-class men who, because they are not college graduates, have limited access to high-paying jobs and other social benefits, she constructs a revealing portrait of how they see themselves and the rest of society."--Jacket
Social resilience in the neoliberal era by Peter A Hall( )

19 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book offers a sweeping assessment of the effects of neoliberalism, the dominant feature of our times. It analyzes the ideology in unusually wide-ranging terms as a movement that not only opened markets but also introduced new logics into social life, integrating macro-level analyses of the ways in which neoliberal narratives made their way into international policy regimes with micro-level analyses of the ways in which individuals responded to the challenges of the neoliberal era. The book introduces the concept of social resilience and explores how communities, social groups, and nations sustain their well-being in the face of such challenges. The product of ten years of collaboration among a distinguished group of scholars, it integrates institutional and cultural analysis in new ways to understand neoliberalism as a syncretic social process and to explore the sources of social resilience across communities in the developed and developing worlds"--
Successful societies : how institutions and culture affect health( )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why are some societies more successful than others at promoting individual and collective well-being? This book integrates recent research in social epidemiology with broader perspectives in social science to explore why some societies are more successful than others at securing population health. It explores the social roots of health inequalities, arguing that inequalities in health are based not only on economic inequalities, but on the structure of social relations. It develops sophisticated new perspectives on social relations, which emphasize the ways in which cultural frameworks as well as institutions condition people's health. It reports on research into health inequalities in the developed and developing worlds, covering a wide range of national case studies, and into the ways in which social relations condition the effectiveness of public policies aimed at improving health
Money, morals, and manners : the culture of the French and American upper-middle class by Michèle Lamont( Book )

33 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and French and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on remarkably frank, in-depth interviews with 160 successful men in the United States and France, Michele Lamont provides a rare and revealing collective portrait of the upper-middle class - the managers, professionals, entrepreneurs, and experts at the center of power in society. Her book is a subtle, textured description of how these men define the values and attitudes they consider essential in separating themselves - and their class - from everyone else. For Lamont, the boundaries of class are not marked by economics alone. She goes beyond crude categories of status and simple measures of taste, wealth, and possessions to reveal the role of moral and cultural distinctions in setting the boundaries between the upper-middle class and those above and below. Central to her analysis - and to the identity of the men she interviewed - is the idea of a virtuous or worthy person: members of the upper-middle class constantly define themselves and others by making distinctions along this moral dimension. There are important differences, however, within the upper-middle class and between national cultures. Living in a cosmopolitan city like New York or Paris is different than living in a more provincial center like Indianapolis or Clermont-Ferrand; those working in the profit sector hold very different values than do those working for nonprofit organizations; and American men place more emphasis on financial success than do their French counterparts, who value personal integrity and cultural refinement more. Unprecedented in its comparative reach, Money, Morals, and Manners is an ambitious and sophisticated attempt to illuminate the nature of social class in modern society. For all those who downplay the importance of unequal social groups, it will be a revelation
Cultivating differences : symbolic boundaries and the making of inequality by Michèle Lamont( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getting respect : responding to stigma and discrimination in the United States, Brazil, and Israel by Michèle Lamont( )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2019 in English and Italian and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Racism is a common occurrence for members of marginalized groups around the world. Getting Respect illuminates their experiences by comparing three countries with enduring group boundaries: the United States, Brazil and Israel. The authors delve into what kinds of stigmatizing or discriminatory incidents individuals encounter in each country, how they respond to these occurrences, and what they view as the best strategy--whether individually, collectively, through confrontation, or through self-improvement--for dealing with such events. This deeply collaborative and integrated study draws on more than four hundred in-depth interviews with middle- and working-class men and women residing in and around multiethnic cities--New York City, Rio de Janeiro, and Tel Aviv--to compare the discriminatory experiences of African Americans, black Brazilians, and Arab Palestinian citizens of Israel, as well as Israeli Ethiopian Jews and Mizrahi (Sephardic) Jews"--Dust jacket front flap
The cultural territories of race : Black and White boundaries( Book )

10 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rethinking comparative cultural sociology : repertoires of evaluation in France and the United States( Book )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work provides a new theoretical framework for understanding cross-national cultural differences. Focusing on France and America, it analyses how the people of these two different cultures make judgements about politics, economics and morals
Social knowledge in the making by Charles Camic( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the past quarter century, researchers have successfully explored the inner workings of the physical and biological sciences using a variety of social and historical lenses. Inspired by these advances, the contributors to Social Knowledge in the Making turn their attention to the social sciences, broadly construed. The result is the first comprehensive effort to study and understand the day-to-day activities involved in the creation of social-scientific and related forms of knowledge about the social world. The essays collected here tackle a range of previously unexplored questions about the practices involved in the production, assessment, and use of diverse forms of social knowledge. A stellar cast of multidisciplinary scholars addresses topics such as the changing practices of historical research, anthropological data collection, library usage, peer review, and institutional review boards. Turning to the world beyond the academy, other essays focus on global banks, survey research organizations, and national security and economic policy makers. Social Knowledge in the Making is a landmark volume for a new field of inquiry, and the bold new research agenda it proposes will be welcomed in the social science, the humanities, and a broad range of nonacademic settings. Charles Camic is the John Evans Professor of Sociology at Northwestern University. Neil Gross is associate professor of sociology at the University of British Columbia. Michèle Lamont is the Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies and professor of sociology and African and Africa American Studies at Harvard University. Publisher's note
Reconsidering culture and poverty( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La dignité des travailleurs : exclusion, race, classe et immigration en France et aux États-Unis by Michèle Lamont( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La classe ouvrière n'existe plus... Michèle Lamont l'a cependant rencontrée, en allant interviewer des travailleurs américains, blancs et noirs, et français. Des auto-portraits qu'elle a recueillis, il se dégage une constatation : la morale est au centre de l'univers de ces travailleurs américains, qui trouvent leur identité dans l'auto-discipline et la responsabilité. Ces exigences morales sont une alternative à la réussite économique, en leur permettant de maintenir leur dignité. Ces principes les aident aussi à se distinguer des pauvres et à dresser des barrières raciales rigides. Pour les Blancs, les Noirs sont moralement inférieurs, parce que paresseux, tandis que pour les Noirs, les Blancs sont excessivement dominants et disciplinés. La comparaison avec la France est instructive : les travailleurs acceptent plus volontiers les plus pauvres comme « une partie d'eux-mêmes » et critiquent d'autant moins les Noirs qu'ils sont considérés comme des immigrés. Cette sociologie « compréhensive » fait faire un bond décisif aux études sur les races et les classes
Kultursoziologie klassische Texte - aktuelle Debatten ; ein Reader( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in German and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural sociology : an introductory reader( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rev. Donald McDonald : glimpses of his life and times by Michèle Lamont( )

9 editions published between 1902 and 2013 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La morale des sociologues by Bruno Cousin( Book )

4 editions published in 2020 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La morale et les émotions, ainsi que les manières dont elles constituent des raisons d'agir et façonnent nos visions du monde, ont été largement étudiées par la sociologie. Bien loin d'en abandonner l'analyse à la psychologie et aux neurosciences, la démarche compréhensive au cœur de nombreuses recherches sociologiques s'est attachée à décrire et expliquer morale et sentiments en les abordant de manière empirique et non normative. Cette perspective a connu au cours des dernières années un renouveau théorique et épistémologique particulièrement fécond. La souffrance amoureuse, la place des victimes dans la société ou encore le rôle des émotions et des frontières symboliques dans les procédures de recrutement sont quelques-uns des sujets traités dans cet ouvrage, qui présente un riche panorama de la sociologie compréhensive contemporaine."
Responses to stigmatization in comparative perspective by Michèle Lamont( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multiculturalism and diversity have raised a number of challenges for liberal democracy, not least the stigmatization of people in response to these developments. In this book, leading experts from a range of disciplines look at the responses to stigmatization from the perspectives of ordinary people. They use a range of case studies drawn from the US, Brazil, Canada, France, Israel, South Africa, and Sweden: the first systematic qualitative and cross-national exploration of how diverse minority groups respond to stigmatization in the course of their everyday lives. The chapters in this book tackle a range of theoretical questions about stigmatization, including how they make sense of their experiences, how they shape subsequent behaviour, and how they negotiate and transform social and symbolic boundaries within a range of social and institutional contexts. Responses to Stigmatization in Comparative Perspective provides new data and analysis of how stigmatization affects a range of societies, and its original research and analysis will be important reading for those studying Ethnicity, as well as Sociologists, Political Scientists, and Anthropologists. This book was originally published as a special issue of Ethnic and Racial Studies
Antidemocracy in America : Truth, Power, and the Republic at Risk( )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Election Day in 2016, it seemed unthinkable to many Americans that Donald Trump could become president of the United States. But the victories of the Obama administration hid from view fundamental problems deeply rooted in American social institutions and history. The election’s consequences drastically changed how Americans experience their country, especially for those threatened by the public outburst of bigotry and repression. Amid the deluge of tweets and breaking news stories that turn each day into a political soap opera, it can be difficult to take a step back and see the big picture. To confront the threats we face, we must recognize that the Trump presidency is a symptom, not the malady.Antidemocracy in America is a collective effort to understand how we got to this point and what can be done about it. Assembled by the sociologist Eric Klinenberg as well as the editors of the online magazine Public Books, Caitlin Zaloom and Sharon Marcus, it offers essays from many of the nation’s leading scholars, experts on topics including race, religion, gender, civil liberties, protest, inequality, immigration, climate change, national security, and the role of the media. Antidemocracy in America places our present in international and historical context, considering the worldwide turn toward authoritarianism and its varied precursors. Each essay seeks to inform our understanding of the fragility of American democracy and suggests how to protect it from the buried contradictions that Trump’s victory brought into public view
Cátedra Norbert Lechner (2012-2013)( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bi jiao wen hua she hui xue de zai si kao : Faguo he Meiguo de ping jia mo shi ku( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in Chinese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu yi fa guo he mei guo wei zhong dian, Fen xi le liang zhong bu tong wen hua bei jing xia de ren men zen yang li yong min zu de he kua min zu de ping jia mo shi ku dui zheng zhi, Jing ji, Dao de lun li he shen mei wen ti zuo chu zi ji de pan duan
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The dignity of working men : morality and the boundaries of race, class, and immigration
The dignity of working men : morality and the boundaries of race, class, and immigrationSuccessful societies : how institutions and culture affect healthMoney, morals, and manners : the culture of the French and American upper-middle classCultivating differences : symbolic boundaries and the making of inequalityThe cultural territories of race : Black and White boundariesRethinking comparative cultural sociology : repertoires of evaluation in France and the United StatesSocial knowledge in the makingReconsidering culture and poverty
Alternative Names
Lamont, M. 1957-

Lamont, Michèle 1957-

Michèle Lamont American sociologist

Michèle Lamont amerikansk sociolog

Michèle Lamont Canadees sociologe

Michèle Lamont Canadian sociologist

Michèle Lamont kanadische Soziologin

Michèle Lamont socheolaí Ceanadach

Michèle Lamont socióloga canadense

Michèle Lamont socióloga canadiana

Michèle Lamont socióloga estadounidense

Michèle Lamont sociòloga estatunidenca

Michèle Lamont sociologe amerikane

מישל למונט סוציולוגית אמריקאית

ميشيل لامونت عالمة اجتماع أمريكية

میشل لامونت

라몬트, M. 1957-

라몬트, 미셸 1957-

라몬트, 미쉘 1957-

라몽, M. 1957-

라몽, 미셸 1957-

라몽, 미쉘 1957-

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