,
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Envy Up, Scorn Down: How Status Divides Us: How Status Divides Us” as Want to Read:
Envy Up, Scorn Down: How Status Divides Us: How Status Divides Us
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Envy Up, Scorn Down: How Status Divides Us: How Status Divides Us

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  40 ratings  ·  4 reviews
The United States was founded on the principle of equal opportunity for all, and this ethos continues to inform the nation's collective identity. In reality, however, absolute equality is elusive. The gap between rich and poor has widened in recent decades, and the United States has the highest level of economic inequality of any developed country. Social class and other d ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published April 21st 2011 by Russell Sage Foundation (first published April 1st 2011)
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Envy Up, Scorn Down, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Envy Up, Scorn Down

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-30
Average rating 3.88  · 
Rating details
 ·  40 ratings  ·  4 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of Envy Up, Scorn Down: How Status Divides Us: How Status Divides Us
Ben
Feb 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Wonderful summary of the research on social status, scorn, and envy. A lot of the times lately, I've found that the psychology books I've been reading are about the same or similar stuff. This was quite enlightening, new information, to the point where I wish to read it again, and would like to summarize / pull out quotes. ...more
Chris Boutté
Oct 03, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Envy Up, Scorn Down: How Status Divides Us by Susan Fiske
Status is one of my favorite topics to learn about, and I’m officially a massive fan of Susan Fiske. I hadn’t heard of her work, but I absolutely loved this book. She’s done a ton of research on status, scorn, envy and more. In this book, you’ll learn about why low-status people resent higher-class people as well as why high-class people look down upon and are disgusted by people in lower classes.

I couldn’t put this book down because it h
...more
Beth
Nov 09, 2011 rated it liked it
would love to discuss this with the a author as I found the book fascinating but had many"where do you go from here?" questions. ...more
Nazli A.
rated it liked it
Nov 21, 2013
Christina Kelly
rated it really liked it
Jan 30, 2021
Mari
rated it really liked it
Sep 09, 2014
eilasoles
rated it it was ok
Jun 03, 2017
Mark Cox
rated it it was amazing
Dec 25, 2021
Christy Parker
rated it really liked it
Jun 09, 2013
M
rated it liked it
Mar 12, 2021
Vaughn S.
rated it liked it
Jan 24, 2012
Lazarus
rated it it was ok
Oct 07, 2022
Larry
Mar 05, 2014 rated it it was ok
kind of lost interest in the book midway
C
rated it it was amazing
Feb 12, 2022
Brett Mckay
rated it really liked it
Dec 27, 2014
Justin Esarey
rated it liked it
Jan 28, 2013
Anjana Chandran
rated it it was amazing
Sep 02, 2013
M
rated it it was amazing
May 13, 2014
Christine Parker
rated it liked it
Nov 04, 2013
Eric Sirignano
rated it it was amazing
Oct 02, 2013
Richard Feuerstein
rated it did not like it
Jul 15, 2018
Christopher Kelley
rated it liked it
Jan 09, 2016
Eric Levy
rated it it was amazing
Dec 12, 2015
Liz
rated it it was ok
Jul 21, 2011
Andy
rated it liked it
Mar 26, 2013
Peter Lambert
rated it it was amazing
Jun 17, 2020
Darren
rated it it was amazing
Sep 11, 2013
Kitty Katt
rated it it was amazing
Mar 06, 2016
Darren
rated it it was amazing
Jun 25, 2013
Meredith
rated it really liked it
Nov 05, 2011
« previous 1 next »
topics  posts  views  last activity   
Envy Us Cream Review-Side Effects,Price,Ingredients 1 1 Jan 02, 2020 02:56AM  

Readers also enjoyed

  • The Serpent Sea (Books of the Raksura, #2)
  • Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find—and Keep—Love
  • The Siren Depths (Books of the Raksura, #3)
  • Know My Name
  • The Harbors of the Sun (The Books of the Raksura, #5)
  • The Edge of Worlds (The Books of the Raksura, #4)
  • Stories of the Raksura, Volume 1: The Falling World & The Tale of Indigo and Cloud
  • Stories of the Raksura, Volume 2: The Dead City & The Dark Earth Below
  • The Tao of Pooh
  • The Death of Vivek Oji
  • Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality
  • Poststructuralism: A Very Short Introduction
  • Family Secrets: Stories of Incest and Sexual Violence in Mexico
  • Argumentation: The Study Of Effective Reasoning
  • Learn Better: Mastering the Skills for Success in Life, Business, and School, or, How to Become an Expert in Just About Anything
  • Politics of Rightful Killing: Civil Society, Gender, and Sexuality in Weblogistan
  • Early Indians: The Story of Our Ancestors and Where We Came From
  • Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes
See similar books…
21 followers
Susan Tufts Fiske is the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs in the Department of Psychology at Princeton University. She is a social psychologist known for her work on social cognition, stereotypes, and prejudice.

News & Interviews

The winter holiday season tends to be a busy one in the romance aisle. To assist you in finding your next hot read to warm up a cold night,...
157 likes · 11 comments