Status Anxiety

Author: Alain De Botton
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307491331
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And when it examines the virtues of informed misanthropy, art appreciation, or walking a lobster on a leash, it is not only wise but helpful. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Author: Alain De Botton
ISBN: 9783596154623
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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 ...