I work at the intersection of stratification, symbolic interactionism and cultural sociology with a focus on elites.
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My work is located in the intersection of symbolic interactionism, cultural sociology and social stratification with a focus on elites. In my PhD-project I study elite formation in an egalitarian context with particular focus on identities. I conduct an ethnography of how adolescents develop collective identity at an elite upper secondary school in Sweden. Follow me at https://www.twitter.com/maxperssonsoc My personal website https://www.maxpersson.se
Research on elites and elite schooling mainly theorize the embodied elite distinction of ease as a dispositional phenomenon, drawing on a Bourdieusian framework. I respond to this by developing an interactionist perspective on embodied elite distinction not as a function of social position, but rather as means of communication used more or less act...
Gavin Brent Sullivan (ed.) (2014) Understanding Collective Pride and Group Identity:New Directions in Emotion Theory, Research and Practice Routledge ISBN 978-0-415-62895-2 £52.00 (hardcover) 216 pp