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Unformatted text preview: o Capitalist elite used different forms of culture to set themselves apart from the rest of society o Highbrow vs. Lowbrow culture High forehead imply you were intellectual, low forehead you were lower class, pseudoscience of analyzing people’s faces to determine personalities o Conspicuous consumption Association between one’s identity and behavior. Purchasing power. As you accumulate wealth you buy more stuff to signify status. Don’t finish your meal because you don’t need it. Waste stuff, you don’t even need what you have....
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course SOC 1 taught by Professor Mindyromero during the Summer '06 term at UC Davis.
- Summer '06