The Status Seekers: An Exploration of Class Behavior in American and the Hidden Barriers that Affect You, Your Community, Your Future
Study of the informal class system in America and the characteristics of the individual social levels.
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Review: The Status SeekersUser Review - Judy - Goodreads
This volume is Packard's follow-up to The Hidden Persuaders. In it he posits that despite our fond belief in America being a democratic society, we are in fact not classless. According to his studies ... Read full review
Review: The Status SeekersUser Review - Michael Choate - Goodreads
Dated, as other people have written, but insightful analysis of American class stratification from decades past. Read full review
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Vance Packard The Status Seekers. (first published, April 1959). "An explosive exploration of class behavior in America and the hidden barriers that affect ...
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In this sense, as an object lesson, The Status Seekers is an impor- tant book, deserving of the close attention of every responsible sociologist. ...
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American Catholic Sociological Review: Reviews the book "The Status Seekers," by Vance Packard.
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APR Sept/Oct 2006 Vol. 35/No. 5 | Kathleen Ossip
The status seekers, as I use the term, are people who are continually straining ... --Vance Packard, The Status Seekers (1959) In those days, we studied the ...
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Oh, sure, his critics might concede, people read his books, lots of people, and several of his book titles ("The Hidden Persuaders," "The Status Seekers") ...
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2716. Vance Packard. Simpson’s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
ATTRIBUTION: On democracy at prep schools, The Status Seekers mckay 59. SUBJECTS: The World: Education: Observers & Critics ...
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"The Status Seekers," by Vance Packard, argues that '50s affluence has encouraged a class-conscious society of strivers for security. ...
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Science Academy of Political and Social The ANNALS of the American
The Status Seekers. An Exploration of Class Behavior. http://ann.sagepub.com .... The Status Seekers is. considerably lacking. To this. reviewer, despite ...
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Bestseller Revisited - TIME
The train hit a New Haven bump, the book fell to the floor, and the title was revealed for all to see: The Status Seekers. By the rules of status seeking, ...
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Packard, Vance Oakley Born: May 22, 1914 in Granville ...
The Status Seekers: An Exploration of Class Behavior in America and the Hidden Barriers that Affect You, Your Community, Your Future. New York: mckay, 1959. ...
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