SLATE.COM DUBS PROF. MEARS ‘NEXT TOP SOCIOLOGIST’

in Faculty, News
September 8th, 2011

Responding to the release of Prof. Ashley Mears’ new book, “Pricing Beauty: The Making of a Fashion Model”, Slate.com (http://www.slate.com/id/2303242/) places her work in the long line of important sociological work based on researchers “embedding” themselves in an industry. Her participant observation and interviewing in the modeling industry provides dozens of important insights.

The buzz about Prof. Mears’ book also includes a write-up in the Boston Globe

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