The Sociology of Elite Distinction

From Theoretical to Comparative Perspectives

  • Jean-Pascal┬áDaloz

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-4
  3. Social Theory and Elite Distinction

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      Pages 5-5
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  4. Key Manifestations

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      Pages 59-59
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  5. Variability

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  6. Conclusion

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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 151-220

About this book

Introduction

This major new contribution to the study of consumption examines how dominant groups express and display their sense of superiority through material and aesthetic attributes, demonstrating that differences from one society to another, and across historical periods, challenge current understandings of elite distinction.

Keywords

consumption social theory sociology

Authors and affiliations

  • Jean-Pascal┬áDaloz
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.CNRS University of OxfordUK
  2. 2.University of OsloNorway

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230246836
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2010
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-30587-2
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-24683-6
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