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Bourdieu, Pierre 1930-2002

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Most widely held works by Pierre Bourdieu
Reproduction in education, society, and culture by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

185 editions published between 1970 and 2020 in 12 languages and held by 2,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The way in which the ruling ideas of a social system are related to structures of class, production and power, and how these are legitimated and perpetuated, is fundamental to the sociological project. In Reproduction Pierre Bourdieu and Jean-Claude Passeron develop an analysis of education in its broadest sense, encompassing more than the process of formal education. They show how education carries an essentially arbitrary cultural scheme which is actually, though not in appearance, 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. The analysis is carried through not only in theoretical terms but through the development of empirically testable propositions within the wider framework of the historical transformation of the educational system
Outline of a theory of practice by Pierre Bourdieu( )

58 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in English and held by 2,401 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."--Publisher description
Sociology in question by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

87 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aims to provide an accessible but challenging introduction to Bourdieu's ideas. The issues developed include the sociology of culture, leisure and taste; the intrinsic reflexivity of social science; and the role of language in society and in social sciences
Distinction : a social critique of the judgement of taste by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

129 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines differences in taste between modern French classes, discusses the relationship between culture and politics, and outlines the strategies of pretension
Homo academicus by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

118 editions published between 1984 and 2019 in 14 languages and held by 1,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work examines the academic world, and offers an analysis of intellectual culture
Masculine domination by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

85 editions published between 1998 and 2020 in 10 languages and held by 1,544 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
On television by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

62 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,463 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
The Algerians by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

102 editions published between 1958 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1950s, like tens of thousands of young men of his generation, Pierre Bourdieu, having recently passed the agrégation in philosophy, found himself immersed in the Algerian war. Motivated by an impulse that, as he himself says, 'was civic rather than political', nothing seemed more important to him than to understand the Algerian situation and provide the elements that would enable others to come to an informed judgement about it
Language and symbolic power by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

82 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in English and held by 1,172 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."--
Pascalian meditations by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

71 editions published between 1997 and 2020 in 6 languages and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this work, Pierre Bourdieu develops a critique of scholastic reason, making explicit the presuppositions entailed by the situation of ekbole of free time, liberated from the exigencies of the world, that makes possible a free and liberated relation to the world." "This critique is made in the name of Pascal because his thought expressed the features of human existence which the scholastic outlook ignores - his concern with power, custom, contingency and probability, his rejection of the search for foundations and his call for the kind of symbolic revolution which the social sciences must carry out in order to free themselves from the presuppositions of scholastic thought." "Through this Pascalian critique of scholarly reason, Bourdieu charts a negative philosophy which calls into question our most fundamental assumptions - such as that of a 'subject' which is free and transparent to itself - and which opens the way for a renewal of the social sciences and a reappraisal of the relation between the social sciences and politics." "This work will be essential reading for students of sociology, anthropology and the social sciences and humanities generally."--Jacket
The field of cultural production : essays on art and literature by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

52 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,079 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
The political ontology of Martin Heidegger by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

60 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book was conceived as a contribution to the debate concerning the relation between Heidegger's philosophy and his political affiliations to Nazism. It is also a study of some of the institutional mechanisms involved in the production of philosophical discourse
La distinction critique sociale du jugement by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

77 editions published between 1979 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 967 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
La misère du monde by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

52 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une équipe de chercheurs s'est consacrée pendant trois ans à comprendre les conditions d'apparition des formes contemporaines de la misère sociale : la cité, l'école, la famille, le monde ouvrier, le sous-prolétariat, l'univers des employés, celui des paysans ... autant d'espaces où se nouent des conflits générateurs d'une souffrance dont la vérité est dite, ici, par ceux qui la vivent
The logic of practice by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

68 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Logic of Practice has established itself as a modern classic in the social sciences. It provides a systematic account of Bourdieu's theoretical approach and confirms his reputation as one of the most original and exciting thinkers in the social sciences today. Drawing on his own fieldwork as well as wide range of ethnographic and anthropological texts, Bourdieu unfolds a theoretical perspective which does justice to the practical logic of everyday action as well as to the objective structures within which such action takes place. A thorough understanding of practice requires the analyst to move beyond objectivism and subjectivism and to grasp, by means of the concept of habitus, the interplay of structures and practices in the conduct of everyday life. Bourdieu applies his theoretical perspective to the analysis of kinship patterns, the social construction of domestic space, social categories of perception and classification, and ritualized actions and exchanges
The social structures of the economy by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

61 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The late Pierre Bourdieu's study challenges the assumptions of orthodox economic theory by showing how the market is effectively constructed by the state. He contends that supply, demand, the market and even the buyer are products of a process of social construction
Die feinen Unterschiede Kritik d. gesellschaftl. Urteilskraft by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

61 editions published between 1982 and 2021 in German and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Analyse des kulturellen Konsums ist für alle von Interesse, die geneigt sind, ihre eigenen, meist als selbstverständlich aufgefassten kulturellen Vorlieben und Praktiken zu prüfen. Der Reiz und das Verdienst des Buches liegen darin, dass der Autor immer im Kontakt zum konkreten Alltag bleibt. Die Lektüre der Feinen Unterschiede wird ein spannender Selbsterfahrungsprozess
Les héritiers les étudiants et la culture by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

85 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Si l'école aime à proclamer sa fonction d'instrument démocratique de la mobilité sociale, elle a aussi pour fonction de légitimer - et donc, dans une certaine mesure, de perpétuer - les inégalités de chances devant la culture en transmuant par les critères de jugement qu'elle emploie, les privilèges socialement conditionnés en mérites ou en " dons " personnels. A partir des statistiques qui mesurent l'inégalité des chances d'accès à l'enseignement supérieur selon l'origine sociale et le sexe et en s'appuyant sur l'étude empirique des attitudes des étudiants et des professeurs ainsi que sur l'analyse des règles -souvent non écrites - du jeu universitaire, on peut mettre en évidence, par-delà l'influence des inégalités économiques, le rôle de l'héritage culturel, capital subtil fait de savoirs de savoir-faire et de savoir-dire, que les enfants des classes favorisées doivent à leur milieu familial et qui constitue un patrimoine d'autant plus rentable que professeurs et étudiants répugnent à le percevoir comme un produit social. -- Back cover
Les règles de l'art : genèse et structure du champ littéraire by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

42 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 750 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
Le métier de sociologue préalables épistémologiques by Pierre Bourdieu( Book )

44 editions published between 1968 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

« Achevé dans les nuits du printemps 68, dans des cafés ouverts tard et éloignés des manifestations de rue et des AG d'universités, Le métier de sociologue n'a pas conservé l'odeur des grèves, ni le bruit des barricades. Ce manuel en forme de manifeste a pourtant marqué définitivement l'histoire de la sociologie et plus largement celle des sciences sociales. Pierre Bourdieu, Jean-Claude Chamboredon et Jean-Claude Passeron y posent un problème crucial et toujours actuel): sous quelles conditions, épistémologiques et historiques, la sociologie peut-elle être une science «)comme les autres)»)? Ce livre, devenu classique, compte parmi les contributions les plus importantes et les plus novatrices de la sociologie contemporaine. Il comporte près de 50 extraits de textes fondateurs, introduits et discutés par les auteurs. L'ensemble témoigne d'un regard précurseur sur le rôle de la réflexivité et de l'inventivité dans la pratique de la recherche en sciences sociales. Cette nouvelle édition au format poche est précédée d'une présentation inédite retraçant les origines, la gestation et la postérité de cette œuvre magistrale. »--Quatrième de couverture
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Distinction : a social critique of the judgement of taste
Outline of a theory of practiceDistinction : a social critique of the judgement of tasteHomo academicusMasculine dominationOn televisionLanguage and symbolic powerPascalian meditationsThe field of cultural production : essays on art and literature
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