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Cultural Processes in the Production of Inequality
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Lamont, Michèle. 2017. “Cultural Processes in the Production of Inequality”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, March. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


INVITED RESOURCE. ASA President Michèle Lamont introduces students to the cultural processes of the production of social inequality in this graduate level seminar. Topics include: microsociology, the production of social and symbolic boundaries; cultural scripts in the construction of stigma; new developments in the study of identity, ethno-racial and...

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Cultural Sociology
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Learning Goals and Assessments

Learning Goal(s):

  1. Demonstrate understanding of the cultural processes involved in the production of social inequality.

Goal Assessment(s):

  1. Understanding will be assessed using a short research paper "without results" where students are asked to develop a research question, theoretical argument, and research design on a topic central to the course.

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