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Accounting for tastes: Some problems in Bourdieu's Sociology of Culture

Frow, J. (1987) Accounting for tastes: Some problems in Bourdieu's Sociology of Culture. Cultural Studies, 1 (1). pp. 59-73.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1080/09502388700490041
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Abstract

Taste classifies, and it classifies the classifier. Social subjects, classified by their classifications, distinguish themselves by the distinctions they make, between the beautiful and the ugly, the distinguished and the vulgar, in which their position in the objective classifications is expressed or betrayed.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Arts
Journal or Publication Title: Cultural Studies
Page Range: pp. 59-73
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/50707
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