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Bourdieu, Pierre 1930-2002

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Reproduction in education, society and culture by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
124 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 2,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oorspr. uitgave : Paris : Editions de Minuit, 1970 The authors develop an analysis of education. They show how education carries an essentially arbitrary cultural scheme which is actually based on power. More widely, the reproduction of culture through education is shown to play a key part in the reproduction of the whole social system
Outline of a theory of practice by Pierre Bourdieu( )
57 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 anthropologist, develops a theory of practice which is simultaneously a critique of the methods and postures of social science and a general account of how human action should be understood. With his central concept of the habitus, the principle which negotiates between objective structures and practices, Bourdieu is able to transcend the dichotomies which have shaped theoretical thinking about the social world. The author draws on his fieldwork in Kabylia (Algeria) to illustrate his theoretical propositions. With detailed study of matrimonial strategies and the role of rite and myth, he analyses the dialectical process of the 'incorporation of structures' and the objectification of habitus, whereby social formations tend to reproduce themselves. A rigorous consistent materialist approach lays the foundations for a theory of symbolic capital and, through analysis of the different modes of domination, a theory of symbolic power
Distinction : a social critique of the judgement of taste by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
91 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 'Distinction', Pierre Bourdieu brilliantly illuminates the social pretentions of the middle classes in the modern world. Focusing on the French bourgeoisie - its tastes and preferences - 'Distinction' is at once a vast ethnography of contemporary France and a dissection of the bourgeois mind
The weight of the world : social suffering in contemporary society by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
83 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Confined to their governmental ivory towers, and with their eyes fixed on the opinion polls, politicians and state officials are all too often oblivious to the lives of their citizens. On the other hand, the ordinary men and women who have so much hardship in their lives, and so few means to make themselves heard, either protest outside the official frameworks or remain locked in the silence of their despair. Under the direction of Pierre Bourdieu, a team of sociologists spent three years analysing the new forms of social suffering that characterize contemporary societies - the suffering of those who are denied the means of acquiring a socially dignified existence, as well as the suffering of those who are poorly adjusted to the rapidly changing condition of their lives. Declining housing estates, the school, the family, street-level state services, the everyday world of social workers and policemen, factory workers and white-collar clerks, the universe of farmers and artisans, of teachers and the unemployed and partly employed: these are just some of the spaces where conflict occurs, where specific discriminations and recriminations, tensions and contradictions abound and accumulate, and where new forms of suffering are produced. This book can be read like a series of short stories - the story of a steelworker who was laid off after twenty years in the same factory and who now struggles to support his family on unemployment benefits and a part-time job; the story of a trade unionist who finds his goals undermined by the changing nature of work; the story of a family from Algeria living on a housing estate on the outskirts of Paris whose members have to cope with pervasive, everyday forms of racism; the story of a schoolteacher confronted with urban violence; and many others as well."--Book cover
On television by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
103 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On Television exposes the invisible mechanisms of manipulation and censorship that determine what appears on the small screen. Bourdieu shows how the ratings game has transformed journalism - and hence politics - and even such seemingly removed fields as law, science, art, and philosophy." "Bourdieu had long been concerned with the role of television in cultural and political life when he bypassed the political and commercial control of the television networks and addressed his country's viewers from the television station of the College de France. On Television, which expands on that lecture, not only describes the limiting and distorting effect of television on journalism and the world of ideas, but offers the blueprint for a counterattack."--Jacket
Homo academicus by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
90 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 15 languages and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Homo academicus es el libro más personal de Pierre Bourdieu, porque en él aplica su capacidad interpretativa a su propio ámbito: el mundo universitario. En este sentido, el análisis que propone tiene una impronta casi autobiográfica, pero sobre todo un marcado compromiso intelectual. Bourdieu demuestra que el campo de la universidad es el lugar de una constante lucha de poderes que se desarrolla siguiendo una lógica específica: el poder académico y el prestigio intelectual o científico son los dos polos de esa lucha, y las disciplinas y las prácticas dominantes y dominadas se distribuyen en torno a ellos. ¿Cómo se manifiesta este juego de fuerzas e intereses? En los conflictos entre facultades o entre disciplinas; en las pujas por lograr horarios de clases, recursos económicos y personales; en la reproducción del cuerpo de profesores universitarios, en la endogamia de ese cuerpo y en sus modos de reclutamiento y selección; en la exclusión de los adversarios. Pensar que la producción intelectual está exenta de determinismos o que surge del ejercicio libre e independiente del pensamiento es una ilusión: esa producción está condicionada por la ubicación y la trayectoria en el espacio académico, y quienes se consagran al saber (los que lo construyen y lo transmiten, pero también los estudiantes) no deberían soslayar esta evidencia." --Contratapa
Sociology in question by Pierre Bourdieu( )
28 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Met reg.Met lit. opg.Oorspr. titel en uitg. : Questions de sociologie.Paris : Minuit, 1984 Collection of interviews and articles on the moral project of sociology, the role of language in both society and the social sciences, and the reproduction of inequality. In these subjects Bourdieu analyses the development of 'taste', cultural competence and linguistic capital, haute couture, magic and the sacred and the cultural construction of music and artistic production
Practical reason : on the theory of action by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
96 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This work by Pierre Bourdieu develops the anthropological theory which has formed the basis of his scientific research. It discusses the problems posed by "structuralist" philosophers in order to solve or dissolve them
The Algerians by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
84 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The love of art : European art museums and their public by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
83 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Everyone can visit the art treasures held in the great museums of the world. And yet, in fact, museums are visited by only a small segment of the population. What are the characteristics of those who display their love of art by strolling through the aisles of museums, and what distinguishes them from the majority of people who are effectively excluded, or exclude themselves, from their doors? In this study, Bourdieu and Darbel address such questions on the basis of a wide-ranging survey of museum visitors throughout Europe. By examining the social conditions of museum practices, they show that cultivated taste is not a natural gift but a socially inculcated disposition which is distributed unevenly, and which predisposes some to distinguish themselves through their love of art, while others are deprived of this privilege
The logic of practice by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
73 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Photography, a middle-brow art by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
74 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Language and symbolic power by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
58 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This volume brings together Bourdieu's highly original writings on language and on the relations among language, power, and politics. Bourdieu develops a forceful critique of traditional approaches to language, including the linguistic theories of Saussure and Chomsky and the theory of speech-acts elaborated by Austin and others. He argues that language should he viewed not only as a means of communication but also as a medium of power through which individuals pursue their own interests and display their practical competence."--
The field of cultural production : essays on art and literature by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
40 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Field of Cultural Production brings together Bourdieu's most important writings on art, literature, and aesthetics." "Bourdieu develops a highly original approach to the study of literary and artistic works, addressing many of the key issues that have preoccupied literary, art, and cultural criticism in the late twentieth century: aesthetic value and judgement, the social contexts of cultural practice, the role of intellectuals and artists, and the structures of literary and artistic authority." "Bourdieu elaborates a theory of the cultural field which situates artistic works within the social conditions of their production, circulation, and consumption. He examines the individuals and institutions involved in making cultural products what they are: the writers, artists, publishers, critics, dealers, galleries and academies. He analyses the structure of the cultural field itself as well as its position within the broader social structures of power." "The essays in this volume deal with such diverse topics as Flaubert's point of view, Manet's aesthetic revolution, the historical creation of the pure gaze, and the relationship between art and power." "The Field of Cultural Production will be of interest to students and scholars from a wide range of disciplines: sociology and social theory, literature, art, and cultural studies."--Jacket
Le métier de sociologue préalables épistémologiques by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
105 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The work of the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu has emerged as one of the most substantial and innovative bodies of theory and research in contemporary social science. Le métier de sociologue, both a textbook and an original contribution to epistemology in social science, focuses on a basic problem of sociological research: the necessity of an epistemological break with the preconstructed objects social practice offers to the researcher. Pierre Bourdieu and his co-authors argue in the epistemological tradition of scholars like Bachelard, Canguilhem, Koyré, a tradition that identifies the construction of the object as being the fundamental scientific act. Their way of discussing the issue makes it accessible not only to academics and experts of epistemology, but also to advanced students of social science, using for illustration a wide range of texts from the various social sciences as well as from philosophy of science. The fifth edition of Le métier de sociologue contains an interview with Pierre Bourdieu conducted by Beate Krais in 1988
Ce que parler veut dire : l'économie des échanges linguistiques by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
78 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La distinction critique sociale du jugement by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
44 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classeurs classés par leurs classements, les sujets sociaux se distinguent par les distinctions qu'ils opèrent - entre le savoureux et l'insipide, le beau et le laid, le chic et le chiqué, le distingué et le vulgaire - et où s'exprime ou se trahit leur position dans les classements objectifs. L'analyse des relations entre les systèmes de classement (le goût) et les conditions d'existence (la classe sociale) qu'ils retraduisent sous une forme transfigurée dans des choix objectivement systématiques ("la classe") conduit ainsi à une critique sociale du jugement qui est inséparablement un tableau des classes sociale du jugement qui est inséparablement un tableau des classes sociales et des styles de vie
Masculine domination by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
39 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Masculine domination is so deeply ingrained in our unconscious that we hardly perceive all of its dimensions. It is so much in line with our expectations that we struggle to call it fully into question. Pierre Bourdieu's ethnographic analysis of gender divisions in Kabyle society, as a living reservoir of the Mediterranean cultural tradition, provides a potent instrument for disclosing the symbolic structures which survives in the men and women of our own societies." "Bourdieu analyses masculine dominations as a paradigmatic form of symbolic violence - the kind of gentle, invisible, pervasive violence which is exercised through cognition and misrecognition, knowledge and sentiment, often with the unwitting consent of the dominated. To understand this form of domination we must analyse both its invariant features and the historical work of dehistoricization through which social institutions - family, school, church, state - eternalize the arbitrary at the root of men's power. This analysis leads directly to the political question: can we neutralize the mechanisms through which history is continuously turned into nature, thereby freeing the forces of change and accelerating the incipient transformations of the relations between the sexes?" "This new book by Pierre Bourdieu - which has been a bestseller in France - will be essential reading for students and scholars across the social sciences and humanities, and for anyone concerned with questions of gender, sexuality and power."--Jacket
Les règles de l'art : genèse et structure du champ littéraire by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
50 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Une description du champ littéraire dans ses configurations successives. A travers l'oeuvre de Flaubert, notamment, l'auteur analyse le travail spécifique que l'artiste (et l'écrivain en particulier) doit accomplir pour se produire comme créateur
Questions de sociologie by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )
59 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Om den franske sociolog, Pierre Bourdieus tanker, som de er fremført i mundtlige indlæg og interviews i 1970'erne og 1980'erne
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Bourdieu, P.
Bourdieu, P. 1930-2002
Bourdieu, P. (Pierre), 1930-2002.
Bourdieu, Pierre
Bourdieu, Pierre 1930-
Bourdieu, Pierre F. 1930-2002
Bourdieu, Pierre Félix 1930-2002
Bu'erdi'e, Pi'ai'er 1930-2002
Burdé, P.
Burdʹe, P. 1930-2002
Burdʹe, P. (Pʹer), 1930-2002
Burdé, Pér
Burdʹe, Pʹer 1930-2002
Burdje, Pjer
Burdjē, Pjērs 1930-2002
Pierre Bourdieu
Pūrtiyu, Piyar 1930-2002
Бурдье, Пьер 1930-2002
بورديو، بيار، 1930-2002
بورديو, بيير 1930-2002
بيار بورديو، 1930-2002
بيير بورديو، 1930-2002
ブルデュー, ピエール
布尔迪厄, 皮埃尔 1930-2002
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