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Ashley Mears on the Global Party Circuit

4 monthes ago   |   By Social Science Space

LISTEN TO ASHLEY MEARS NOW!
It's a scene you might recall from a music video or TV shows where a young alpha male goes to the club with his crew. They're parked at a table, order bottle service while flanked by a bevy of attractive if faceless young women, and after some overindulgence start spraying Cristal like dish soap in a squirt gun.
That's life as Ashley Mears documents in a neat little ethnographic study just released in book form as Very Important People: Beauty and Status in the Global Party Circuit .
Mears, an associate professor of sociology and women's, gender, and sexuality...
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