Status Anxiety

Author: Alain De Botton
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307491331
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However unpleasant anxieties over status may be, it is difficult to imagine a good
life entirely free of them, for the fear of failing and disgracing oneself in the eyes
of others is an inevitable consequence of harbouring ambitions, of favouring one
set of outcomes over another and of having regard for individuals besides
oneself. Status anxiety is the price we pay for acknowledging that there is a
public distinction between a successful and an unsuccessful life. Yet if our need
for status is a ...

Status Anxiety

Publisher: Des Dillon
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STATUS ANXIETY a stage play By Des Dillon Characters Martin - a dapper man
in his fifties. Sally Front Cover.

Black Anxiety White Guilt And The Politics Of Status Frustration

Author: T. Alexander Smith
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275960544
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But there is a qualitative difference between majority and minority status anxiety.
Surely the upwardly mobile member of a racial or ethnic caste, only recently
liberated from the bonds of subjugation, is typically confronted with far greater
inner turmoil than is his or her white counterpart under similar circumstances.
One coping device for easing the transition to new or threatening circumstances
is to retreat emotionally into the warmth and solidarity of the group from which
one has ...

Amarna Diplomacy

Author: Raymond Cohen
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801871030
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Status-Anxiety. in. the. Amarna. Letters. KEVIN AVRUCH An anthropologist
asked to contribute to the elucidation of the corpus of fourteenth-century b.c.e.
texts called the Amarna Letters — and who is not a specialist in the history or
languages of the ancient Near East — faces a dilemma. Used to the authority that
ethnographic fieldwork confers, the anthropologist can hardly function in the
present endeavor as specialist in the ethnographic sense; one is not especially
privileged by ...

Space Place And Mental Health

Author: Professor Sarah Curtis
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409488640
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Chapter 5 Anomie, Status Anxiety and Fear: Socio-spatial Relations and Mental
Ill-health Summary This chapter extends the discussion of the social environment
in Chapter 4, by reviewing research on aspects of the social environment
associated more particularly with risks of mental illness. Taking a geographical
perspective, theories and measures of social fragmentation and relative poverty
are considered in terms of their association with aspects of mental health. Social
indicators ...