New book by CCS Faculty Fellow Jean-Pascal Daloz

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CCS Faculty Fellow Jean-Pascal Daloz has a new book out entitled Expressions of High Status: A Comparative Synthesis which completes his trilogy on elite distinction published by Palgrave-Macmillan.

This book is an unprecedented effort to compare representations and practices of social distinction worldwide and over the centuries. It is composed of seventeen thematic chapters divided into four parts, respectively dealing with external and embodied signs of distinction, vicarious display, and status-related interactions.

Taking into consideration all sorts of cases and patterns of meaning, it offers an impressive synthesis demonstrating how diverse the expressions of high status can be.