Tired of lockdown, pandemic, and rioting? Here is a podcast on some of their polar opposites, conducted by “a bridge and tunnel guy” with an accomplished sociologist. Here is the audio and transcript, here is the summary: Ashley Mears is a former fashion model turned academic sociologist, and her book Very Important People: Status and Beauty in […] The post My excellent Conversation with Ashley Mears appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
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From Wikipedia: Ashley Mears is an American writer, sociologist, and former fashion model. She is currently...From Wikipedia: Ashley Mears is an American writer, sociologist, and former fashion model. She is currently an associate professor of sociology at Boston University. Mears is the author of Pricing Beauty: The Making of a Fashion Model, and is regularly quoted in media as an academic expert in the culture and economics of fashion. I […] The post What should I ask Ashley Mears?...
The author is Ashley Mears and the subtitle is Status and Beauty in the Global Party...The author is Ashley Mears and the subtitle is Status and Beauty in the Global Party Circuit. I loved this book, my favorite of the year so far. Haven’t you ever wondered why more books shouldn’t just take social phenomena and explain them, rather than preening their academic feathers with a lot of non-committal dense […] The post *Very Important People* appeared first on...