Michèle Lamont

Harvard University - Department of Sociology

Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies and Professor of Sociology and African and African American Studies

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Cultural Capital: Allusions, Gaps and Glissandos in Recent Theoretical Developments

Sociological Theory, 6(2): 153-168, 1988
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Michèle Lamont and Annette Lareau
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Study of Boundaries in the Social Sciences

Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 28 (2002), pp. 167-195
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 12 May 2016
Michèle Lamont and Virág Molnár
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 20

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culture, identity, inequality, community, borders

The Study of Boundaries in the Social Sciences

Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 28, 2002
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Michèle Lamont and Virág Molnár
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 20

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culture, identity, inequality, community, borders

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Reconsidering Culture and Poverty

ANNALS, AAPSS, 629, May 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Mario Luis Small, David J. Harding and Michèle Lamont
University of Chicago, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Population Studies Center and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Valuation Studies? Our Collective Two Cents

Poll article from the editorial board (main authors: H. Kjellberg and A. Mallard), Valuation Studies, 2013, vol.1, issue 1, p.11-30., HEC Paris Research Paper No. ACC-2013-993
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2013
Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Marketing and Strategy, École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris - Centre de Sociologie de l'Innovation (CSI), Ivey Business School at Western University, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Harvard University, Independent, Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Sociology, University College Dublin (UCD), Independent, Harvard University - Department of Sociology, University of Edinburgh - School of Social and Political Science, University of California, Irvine - Department of Anthropology, Copenhagen Business School - Department of Operations Management, HHS, Independent, Université Paris X Nanterre and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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value as noun and verb, valuation processes, topicality of valuation, conceptual challenges, sites of valuation, research agenda

5.

How to Become a Dominant French Philosopher: The Case of Jacques Derrida

American Journal of Sociology, 93(3): 584-622, 1987
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 12 May 2016
Michèle Lamont
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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How Culture Matters: Enriching Our Understanding of Poverty

In The Colors of Poverty: Why Racial and Ethnic Disparities Persist. (Harris, David, Lin, Ann, Eds.).:76-102.: Russell Sage Foundation, 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Michèle Lamont and Mario Luis Small
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and University of Chicago
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culture

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Introduction - Successful Societies: How Institutions and Culture Affect Health

Successful Societies: How Institutions and Culture Affect Health, M. Lamont and P. Hall, eds., Cambridge University Press, August 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Jul 2012
Michèle Lamont and Peter Hall
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Harvard University
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What is Originality in the Humanities and the Social Sciences?

American Sociological Review, 69(2): 190-212, 2004
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 12 May 2016
Joshua Guetzkow, Michèle Lamont and Gregoire Mallard
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law, Harvard University - Department of Sociology and Graduate Institute of International Studies
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How Has Bourdieu Been Good to Think With? The Case of the United States

Sociological Forum, Vol. 27, No. 1, March 2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Michèle Lamont
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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boundaries, Bourdieu, class, cognition, culture, theory

10.

How Blacks Use Consumption to Shape Their Collective Identity

Journal of Consumer Culture 1(1): 31-45, 2001
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Michèle Lamont and Virág Molnár
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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advertising, African-Americans, consumption, cultural boundaries and distinction, race, social identity

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Ordinary Cosmopolitanisms: Strategies for Bridging Racial Boundaries Among Working-Class Men

Theory Culture Society, Vol. 19, No. 4, p. 1, 2002
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Michèle Lamont and Sada Aksartova
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Methodological Pluralism and the Possibilities and Limits of Interviewing

Qual Sociol, DOI 10.1007/s11133-014-9274-z
Posted: 13 May 2016
Michèle Lamont and Ann Swidler
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and University of California, Berkeley

Abstract:

Interviewing, Ethnography, Methodology, Cultural sociology, Methodological pluralism, Theory

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Boundary Processes: Recent Theoretical Developments and New Contributions

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 May 2016
Mark A. Pachucki, Sabrina Pendergrass and Michèle Lamont
Harvard University, Harvard University and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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14.

Neoliberalism and Symbolic Boundaries in Europe Global Diffusion, Local Context, Regional Variation

Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World 2: 1-8, 2016
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2016
Harvard University, Students, Boston University, Students and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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neoliberalism, inequality, europe, symbolic boundaries

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Why Social Relations Matter for Politics and Successful Societies

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 16, pp. 49-71, 2013
Posted: 15 May 2013
Peter Hall and Michèle Lamont
Harvard University and Harvard University - Department of Sociology

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Toward a Comparative Sociology of Valuation and Evaluation

Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 38, pp. 201-221, 2012
Posted: 16 Jul 2012
Michèle Lamont
Harvard University - Department of Sociology

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17.

Social Resilience in a Neo-Liberal Era

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 14 Jul 2012
Michèle Lamont
Harvard University - Department of Sociology

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