Albert K. Cohen Quote

In the status game, then, the working-class child starts out with a handicap and, to the extent that he cares what the middle-class persons think of him or has internalised the dominant middle-class attitudes toward social class position, he may be expected to feel some 'shame'.


p. 110 - Delinquent Boys: The Culture of the Gang, 1955

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In the status game, then, the working-class child starts out with a handicap and, to the extent that he cares what the middle-class persons think of...

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In the status game, then, the working-class child starts out with a handicap and, to the extent that he cares what the middle-class persons think of...

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In the status game, then, the working-class child starts out with a handicap and, to the extent that he cares what the middle-class persons think of...

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In the status game, then, the working-class child starts out with a handicap and, to the extent that he cares what the middle-class persons think of...