Explaining Annette Lareau, or, Why Parenting Style Ensures Inequality
The sociologist argued that middle-class kids are raised in a way that provides them with the skills necessary to remain in the middle class.
Bourdieu’s Food Space | Molly Watson
So here is a new take on Bourdieu’s “The food space” chart. It has none of the deep sociological research that spawned the original behind it, and questions of women’s free time and status, as well…
Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life, 2nd Edition with an Update a Decade Later
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Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race and Family Life Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, Unequal Childhoods explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood today. Here are the frenetic families managing their children's hectic schedules of "leisure" activities; and here are families with plenty of time but little economic security. Lareau shows how…
A Social Experiment: How Situations Define Interaction and Taste
[click on this image to find a short clip and analysis of Bourdieu's theory of taste, in which he argues that "good taste" is simply a reflection of the taste of the ruling class, demarcated by ruling class signifiers]
Pierre Bourdieu and Cultural Theory: Critical Investigations. This is the first comprehensive description of Pierre Bourdieu's theory of culture and habitus. Within the wider intellectual context of Bourdieu's work, this book provides a systematic reading of his assessment of the role of `cultural capital' in the production and consumption of symbolic goods.