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In Other Words: Essays Towards a Reflexive Sociology

Pierre Bourdieu - Social Science - 1990 - 223 pages
Pierre Bourdieu is one of the most protean intellectual forces in comtemporary French thought. He holds the chair in sociology at the prestigious College de France, yet his ...
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Practical Reason: On the Theory of Action

Pierre Bourdieu - Social Science - 1998 - 153 pages
Do social classes really exist? Is disinterested action really possible? What do the family, the church, and the intellectual world have in common? Can morality be founded on ...
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Outline of a Theory of Practice

Pierre Bourdieu - Social Science - 1977 - 248 pages
Outline of a Theory of Practice is recognized as a major theoretical text on the foundations of anthropology and sociology. Pierre Bourdieu, a distinguished French ...
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Political interventions: social science and political action

Pierre Bourdieu, Franck Poupeau, Thierry Discepolo - Political Science - 2008 - 398 pages
Urgent political writings of the major twentieth-century sociologist.
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Homo Academicus

Pierre Bourdieu - Education - 1988 - 344 pages
A brilliant self-analysis of the French academic world by its leading sociologist, this book (which was a best-seller in France) examines the social background and practical ...
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Firing Back: Against the Tyranny of the Market 2, Volume 2

Pierre Bourdieu - Anti-globalization movement - 2003 - 96 pages
Globalization's threat to artists and intellectuals, and how they can rebut it. Pierre Bourdieu, described by The Nation as "worthy of the militant mantle of Sartre and ...
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Masculine Domination

Pierre Bourdieu - Social Science - 2001 - 133 pages
Masculine domination is so anchored in our social practices and our unconscious that we hardly perceive it; it is so much in line with our expectations that we find it ...
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The State Nobility: Elite Schools in the Field of Power

Pierre Bourdieu - Political Science - 1998 - 504 pages
Examining in detail the work of consecration carried out by elite education systems, Bourdieu analyzes the distinctive forms of power—political, intellectual, bureaucratic ...
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Academic Discourse: Linguistic Misunderstanding and Professorial Power

Pierre Bourdieu, Jean-Claude Passeron, Monique de Saint Martin - Education - 1996 - 136 pages
In this innovative work on culture and education, Pierre Bourdieu and his associates examine the role of language and linguistic misunderstanding in the teaching contexts of ...
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