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Digital traces of distinction? Popular orientation and user-engagement with status hierarchies in TripAdvisor reviews of cultural organizations

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Cultural organizations are categorized by cultural products (high or popular culture) and by organizational form (nonprofit or commercial). In sociology, these classifications are understood predominantly through a Bourdieusian lens, which links cultural consumption to habitus and a class-based struggle for distinction. However, people's engagement with institutionalized cultural classifications may be expressed differently on the Internet, where a culture of hierarchy-free equality is (somet...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1177/1461444818769448

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Internet Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
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0000-0002-6894-4951
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Arts and Humanities Research Council
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AH/L009854/1
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SAGE Publications
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New Media and Society More from this journal
Volume:
20
Issue:
11
Pages:
4218-4236
Publication date:
2018-04-26
Acceptance date:
2018-02-12
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1461-7315
ISSN:
1461-4448
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2018-04-12

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