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Cultural Capital

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Pierre Bourdieu developed the concept of cultural capital in the early 1960s during studies he conducted with colleagues on the ways in which social inequality is reproduced through the institution of schooling (Bourdieu and Passeron, 1977...

Bourgeois

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Originating from the French language, the word bourgeois means middle class. This word first emerged in the eleventh century and signified residents of towns who were free and exempt from feudal jurisdiction. The precise definition depended...

Class

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...A social class can be defined as a group of people having something in common. The nature of that commonality and which are the crucial defining factors of class have been a matter of debate among social theorists for more than a century...

Subcultures

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The study of subcultures has a rich history through the twentieth century, particularly in criminology and sociology, but it is only since the 1970s that scholarship of subcultures has grown as a discipline in social science and cultural...

Objects in Sociology

Design Anthropology : Object Cultures in Transition

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In the ongoing stream of mutuality between person and object, the objects forge the body and vice versa. Tools of many sorts and very broadly defined extend human physicality and mentality into the world. Objects are a kind of prosthesis...

Guilty by Design/Guilty by Desire: Queering Bourgeois Domesticity

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

eBook

...To satisfy my incessant magazine craving, I often find myself either standing at newsstands browsing through magazines or simply picking up the latest issue of Metropolitan Home, Elle Decor, or a periodical catering to a similar...

Retailing Retro

Sarah Elsie Baker

Sarah Baker is Lecturer in Culture and Context at the School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has researched and published numerous articles focussed on consumption and domestic space. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retro Style : Class, Gender and Design in the Home

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The importance of retail spaces and those involved in the service industries in creating, establishing and communicating the value of goods has long been recognized by businesses and academic studies. As suggested in the previous chapter...

Wearing and inhabiting the past: promoting the Colonial Revival in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century America

Performance, Fashion and The Modern Interior : From the Victorians to Today

Berg, 2011

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...The Colonial Revival is a uniquely American phenomenon that is both a style and a set of professional and amateur practices in architecture, interior design, furnishings, dress and literature. As a style, it adapts and/or reproduces...

“Life in Marvelous Times”: Hip-hop, Housing, and Utopia

Archi.Pop : Mediating Architecture in Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Research for this chapter was supported by the Mellon Central New York Humanities Corridor Visiting Scholar Fellowship. “Boom, boom, boom.” With these words, the architectural historian Charles Jencks declared “the death...

Goffman, Erving (1922–82)

Grace Lees-Maffei

Grace Lees-Maffei is Reader in Design History in the School of Creative Arts at the University of Hertfordshire, UK and is co-editor of The Design History Reader (Bloomsbury 2010) and Made in Italy (Bloomsbury 2013). She is also the editor of Writing Design (Bloomsbury 2011), Iconic Designs (Bloomsbury 2014) and Design at Home (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Erving Goffman was a Canadian-born sociologist. At the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Pennsylvania, he promoted micro-sociology, which reveals social structures in the minutiae of face-to-face interaction (the...