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Social status and cultural consumption

Author: Tak Wing Chan
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Leading scholars from around the world examine the social stratification of arts and culture in contemporary society.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tak Wing Chan
ISBN: 9781107406988 1107406986
OCLC Number: 816409546
Description: xv, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Social status and cultural consumption / Tak Wing Chan and John H. Goldthorpe --
The social status scale: its construction and properties / Tak Wing Chan --
Social stratification and musical consumption: highbrow-middlebrow in the United States / Arthur S. Alderson, Isaac Heacock and Azamat Junisbai --
Bourdieu's legacy and the class-status debate on cultural consumption: musical consumption in contemporary France / Philippe Coulangeon and Yannick Lemel --
Social status and public cultural consumption: Chile in comparative perspective / Florencia Torche --
Social stratification and cultural participation in Hungary: a post-communist pattern of consumption? / Erzsébet Bukodi --
Status, class, and culture in the Netherlands / Gerbert Kraaykamp, Koen van Eijck and Wout Ultee --
Social stratification of cultural consumption across three domains: music; theatre, dance and cinema; and the visual arts / Tak Wing Chan and John H. Goldthorpe.
Responsibility: edited by Tak Wing Chan.


Is there any relationship between cultural hierarchy and social hierarchy or has cultural consumption become individualised to the extent that it has no social basis? This volume examines the social  Read more...


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