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Cultural vs Economic Capital: Symbolic Boundaries within the Middle Class

Post. Doc. Vegard Jarness' article on the link between class-structured lifestyle differences and social closure, will be published in the forthcomming issue of Sociology.

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This article focus on an insufficiently studied link in cultural class analysis, namely that between class-structured lifestyle differences and social closure.

It employs a modified version of Michèle Lamont’s promising, yet under-theorised approach to the study of symbolic boundaries – the conceptual distinctions made by social actors in categorising people, practices, tastes, attitudes and manners in everyday life.

The article is allready online at Sage and can be read here.