If we’re honest, we’re all music snobs to some extent. But what shapes those musical tastes? Why do you hate and disdain some genres of music while loving others? What is it about our environments that make us the music fans we are? A study in the Canadian Review of Sociology entitled “Class Position and Musical Tastes: A Sing-Off between the Cultural Omnivorism and Bourdieusian Homology Frameworks” seeks to explain this. Written by Gerry Veenstra at the University of British Columbia,...