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Cultivating Differences: Symbolic Boundaries and the Making of Inequality

Michèle Lamont - Social Science - 1992 - 346 pages
How are boundaries created between groups in society? And what do these boundaries have to do with social inequality? In this pioneering collection of original essays, a group ...
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The Cultural Territories of Race: Black and White Boundaries

Michèle Lamont - Social Science - 1999 - 413 pages
Even as America becomes more multiracial, the black-white divide remains central to understanding many patterns and tensions in contemporary society. Since the 1960s, however ...
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Social Knowledge in the Making

Charles Camic, Neil Gross, Michèle Lamont - Social Science - 2012 - 464 pages
Over the past quarter century, researchers have successfully explored the inner workings of the physical and biological sciences using a variety of social and historical lenses ...
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Money, Morals, and Manners: The Culture of the French and the American Upper ...

Michèle Lamont - Social Science - 2012 - 350 pages
Drawing on remarkably frank, in-depth interviews with 160 successful men in the United States and France, Michèle Lamont provides a rare and revealing collective portrait of ...
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Responses to Stigmatization in Comparative Perspective

Michèle Lamont, Nissim Mizrachi - Social Science - 2013 - 200 pages
Multiculturalism and diversity have raised a number of challenges for liberal democracy, not least the stigmatization of people in response to these developments. In this book ...
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Successful Societies: How Institutions and Culture Affect Health

Peter A. Hall, Michèle Lamont - Social Science - 2009
Why are some societies more successful than others at promoting individual and collective well-being? This book integrates recent research in social epidemiology with broader ...
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Social Resilience in the Neoliberal Era

Peter A. Hall, Michèle Lamont - Political Science - 2013
What is the impact of three decades of neoliberal narratives and policies on communities and individual lives? What are the sources of social resilience? This book offers a ...
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