The Sociology of Hair: Hair Symbolism Among College Students. Jodi Manning. P. opular culture in the United States has played one of the most influential roles in establishing one’s identity. Society’s norms and rules often determine what is considered taboo or acceptable, and these norms and rules influence multiple facets of people’s lives.
My mom calls me “the girl with the ever-shrinking hair” because I cut my hair so often. I started cutting my own hair about six months ago, and between that day and today, I have probably.