Category Archives: Inequality

Do Something that Matters

A couple of weeks ago a friend posted a link to the following article on facebook and a few hours later a reader emailed it to me as well. The article is a wonderful and thought provoking piece from Slate: … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound: Chapter 10 (The Last Chapter)

This is the last (planned) post on Homeward Bound by Emily Matchar. Matchar writes how writing this book allowed her to “realize that domestic perfection on the Internet is often an illusion” (p. 231). Absolutely! Personally, when I began this … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound: Chapter 8: Social Class and Gender Inequality

In my last post, I did touch on Chapter 8, but one point from that chapter deserves its own post. To live off the grid typically requires “a partner’s income, or a piece of land, or some family money” (p. … Continue reading

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Cultural Appropriation in the Scrapbook Industry

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series The Scrapworthy Lives Guide to Market Research

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series The Scrapworthy Lives Guide to Market ResearchEvery other Wednesday, I write a business post for the scrapbook industry based on The Scrapworthy Lives Guide to Market Research This week you … Continue reading

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Scrapbooking Cuts Across Social Class

Margaret Austin Smith writes “Poetry is an art form that cuts across material inequalities and enables, encourages the very human and humanizing act of sharing knowledge” in response to a commentary about a Beautiful and Pointless. Replace the word poetry … Continue reading

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It’s Always Sunny?

The topic of inequality in the scrapbook industry is one that I address in my dissertation and I will have much more to say on the matter once I reach those sections of my dissertation in my Wednesday posts. A … Continue reading

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