Tag Archives: Social Class

A Future in which I Can’t Remember

In my dissertation, I wrote: Scrapbookers “frame” memories to be remembered in scrapbooks, implying that all other memories can be discarded or ignored (see Zerubavel 1991; 1997; 2006). Scrapbookers are deciding which memories are scrapworthy—or are worth remembering. To be … 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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