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Towards a triangle of Black middle-class identity

Ali Meghji

in Black Middle-Class Britannia: Identities, Repertoires, Cultural Consumption

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526143075
eISBN:
9781526150424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143082.00007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In this chapter I argue there are three modes of Black middle class identity, which individuals towards each identity mode adopting specific cultural repertoires. Firstly is the identity mode ... More


Introduction

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

in Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.003.0000
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The life insurance business has been growing rapidly in China in recent years, despite complaints by insurance sales agents about the local public’s resistance to discussing death or misfortune. This ... More


Accounting for Differences

Michèle Lamont, Graziella Moraes Silva, Jessica S. Welburn, Joshua Guetzkow, Nissim Mizrachi, Hanna Herzog, and Elisa Reis

in Getting Respect: Responding to Stigma and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil, and Israel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183404
eISBN:
9781400883776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183404.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter describes the multidimensional framework used to explain the quotidian experiences and responses of ordinary people to ethnoracial exclusion. The framework analytically distinguishes ... More


Introduction: Decision Making under Uncertainty

Phaedra Daipha

in Masters of Uncertainty: Weather Forecasters and the Quest for Ground Truth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226298542
eISBN:
9780226298719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226298719.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

After outlining the gaps and limitations of the mainstream models of decision-making used in cognitive psychology, behavioral economics, and organization studies, this chapter advocates for a ... More


Introduction

Michèle Lamont, Graziella Moraes Silva, Jessica S. Welburn, Joshua Guetzkow, Nissim Mizrachi, Hanna Herzog, and Elisa Reis

in Getting Respect: Responding to Stigma and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil, and Israel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183404
eISBN:
9781400883776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183404.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book explores the stigmatizing or discriminatory experiences of ordinary people and how they respond to such experiences, along with the factors that affected their courses of action. Drawing on ... More


The Science and the Art

Richard E. Ocejo

in Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165493
eISBN:
9781400884865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165493.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter analyzes how workers in all kinds of occupations have an “occupational aesthetic,” or an idea of right and wrong in how their job should be done, what the products and services should ... More


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