By Michèle Lamont
Drawing on remarkably frank, in-depth interviews with a hundred and sixty winning males within the usa and France, Mich?le Lamont offers an extraordinary and revealing collective portrait of the upper-middle class—the managers, execs, marketers, and specialists on the heart of strength in society. Her booklet is a refined, textured description of ways those males outline the values and attitudes they think about crucial in setting apart themselves—and their class—from each person else.Money, Morals, and Manners is an formidable and complex try to light up the character of social category in sleek society. For all those that downplay the significance of unequal social teams, it is going to be a revelation."A robust, cogent learn that might offer an increased foundation for debates within the sociology of tradition for years to come."—David Gartman, American magazine of Sociology"A significant accomplishment! Combining cultural research and comparative method with a best suited literary type, this ebook considerably broadens the knowledge of stratification and inequality. . . . This ebook will galvanize debate, motivate learn, and function a version for a few years to come."—R. Granfield, Choice"This is an extremely positive piece of labor, a appropriate instance of the sociologist's craft."—Lewis Coser, Boston university
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