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Snobbery

Laurie Taylor explores the social history, meaning and changing nature of the tendency to look down on others.

Snobbery is defined as the behaviour or attitude of people who think they are better than others. Laurie Taylor explores the social history, meaning and changing nature of this sense of superiority. He talks to David Morgan, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester, Bev Skeggs, Professor of Sociology at the LSE and Florence Sutcliffe Braithwaite, Lecturer in 20th Century History at University College, London.

Producer: Jayne Egerton

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Mon 25 Feb 2019 00:15

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