“Erotic capital” – increasingly important in the economy

Sociologist Catherine Hakim coined the term “erotic capital” in a book with the same name.

The concept means that attractive people earn more money, and this development will probably continue in an economy increasingly based on visual images.

In a discussion with Katrine Marçal, Catherine Hakim claims that women must be better in using appearance in their careers. But how does this coincide with the debate about sexual harassment and the metoo revolution?


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