How Does Taste Change? a Field-Level Analysis of the Dynamics of Field-Specific Cultural Capital

Pierre-Yann Dolbec, York University, Canada
Using the notion of taste regime, I explain how taste stabilizes and changes through the unfolding of symbolic struggles between consumers capitalizing on three strategies aimed at (1) accumulating and (2) preserving stocks of field-specific cultural capital, and at (3) subverting the distribution of field-specific cultural capital.
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Pierre-Yann Dolbec (2014) ,"How Does Taste Change? a Field-Level Analysis of the Dynamics of Field-Specific Cultural Capital", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 42, eds. June Cotte and Stacy Wood, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 457-457.