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The Second Shift, Again?

I really enjoyed The Second Shift by Arlie Hochshild and Unequal Childhoods by Annette Lareau. What other books will I like? [more inside]
posted by carolinaherrera on Aug 23, 2013 - 19 answers

The coalman's fedora

Hats and Social Class in Pre-Internet England: I recall part of an episode of Are You Being Served where Captain Peacock was castigating another male employee (perhaps Mr Grainger) for wearing a bowler hat to work when bowlers were reserved for managers. Now, we all know Peacock to be stuffy, stodgy, etc., but was this a real thing? We're different styles of hat ever reserved for a particular class?
posted by bluejayway on Nov 9, 2012 - 23 answers

Southern U.S. use of "Miss [FirstName]" -- racial or class connotations?

Southern Naming Conventions: Is there a race or class component to the Southern U.S. use of "Miss [FirstName]" (when used by adults to refer to other adults)? Which groups use this, when, and what does it connote when employed between/among races or social classes? [more inside]
posted by jjjjjjjijjjjjjj on Sep 11, 2012 - 50 answers

Throwing teabags in the sink? WTF?

Why do people throw teabags in the sink instead of throwing them in the garbage can? [more inside]
posted by jason's_planet on Oct 16, 2011 - 40 answers

Dating, marriage and the whole "league" thing.

Is this girl "out of my league"? I met an attractive (in every sense) girl recently, and we have a lot in common - except earning potential (and maybe to some extent family/social background). [more inside]
posted by KMH on Oct 27, 2009 - 80 answers

Looking for name/website of the woman who gives lectures to teachers about how to relate to students of a different social class?

Looking for name/website of the woman who gives lectures to teachers about how to relate to students of a different social class? [more inside]
posted by Jacqueline on Mar 21, 2008 - 10 answers

Group assortation, marriage and income

Marriage and group assortation -- is it really as bad as it seems? [more inside]
posted by acoutu on Aug 23, 2007 - 20 answers

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