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Bourdieu : Critical Perspectives

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This volume presents the best critical appraisal of Bourdieu's work currently available. It raises a variety of crucial theoretical questions that are important to understanding Bourdieu and includes an essay by Bourdieu in reply to his critics.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 156 x 228 x 16mm | 440g
  • Polity Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0745611303
  • 9780745611303
  • 997,796

Table of contents

Introduction. 1. Culture and the Concept of Culture in a Theory of Practice: Edward Lipuma. 2. Can There be a Science of Existential Structure and Social Meaning?: Hubert Dreyfus and Paul Rabinow. 3. To Follow a Rule.... : Charles Taylor. 4. Habitus, Field, and Capital: The Question of Historical Specificity: Craig Calhoun. 5. Aspects of Structural and Processual Theories of Knowledge: Aaron Cicourel. 6. Determination and Contradiction: An Appreciation and Critique of the Work of Pierre Bourdieu on Language and Education: Jim Collins. 7. Notes on Semantics in Linguistic Practice: Bill Hanks. 8. Gender and Symbolic Violence: Female Oppression in the Light of Pierre Bourdieu's Theory of Social Practice: Beate Krais. 9. Bourdieu, the Cultural Arbitary and Television: Nicholas Garnham. 10. Pierre Bourdieu, Cultural Economy, and Social Change: Scott Lash. 11. Social Theory as Habitus: Rogers Brubaker. 12. Bourdieu in America: Notes on the Transatlantic Importation of Social Theory: Loic Wacquant. Concluding Remarks: Pierre Bourdieu.show more

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