What we look up to now: America is a classless society, but every neighborhood, profession and subculture has its pecking order; that means lots of opportunities for prestige - and anxiety
Americans are obsessed with achieving status in society because it is something that they have an equal chance to accomplish when competing for social position against each other. On the other hand, class is an Old World concept that is based upon inheritance. What makes status complicated is that the criteria for it in the 1990s are changing constantly and they consist of a multitude of cultural factors.
Publication Name: The New York Times Magazine
30-minute main courses
Quick, easy and delicious recipes can be made in half an hour. Recipes are given for exotic fruit with ginger sabayon; taglierini with roasted asparagus, tomatoes and fennel; grilled chicken with plum chutney; grilled pork chops and more.
Publication Name: Bon Appetit
The men and women who won the Silkwood case
Publication Name: Look
Subject: General interest
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