Lieberson, Stanley. 2000. A Matter of Taste: How Names, Fashions, and Cultures Change. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.
*Prologue- fashion used interchangeably with taste (Bourdieu would frown!); historical overlook of fashion by sociologists – Blumer (1969, 276) saying fashion is “an aberrant and irrational social happening, akin to a craze or mania [… which] rarely seem to make sense in terms of utility or rational purpose; they seem more to express the play of fancy and caprice”. 1,100 more words