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Sketch for a Self-Analysis

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ISBN-10: 0226067513

ISBN-13: 9780226067513

Edition: 2008

Authors: Pierre Bourdieu, Richard Nice

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Over the past four decades, French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu produced one of the most imaginative and subtle bodies of social theory of the postwar era. When he died in 2002, he was considered to be the most influential sociologist in the world and a thinker on a par with Foucault and L'233;vi-Strauss-a public intellectual as important to his generation as Sartre was to his. Sketch for a Self-Analysisis the ultimate outcome of Bourdieu7;s lifelong preoccupation with reflexivity. Vehemently not an autobiography, this unique book is instead an application of Bourdieu7;s theories to his own life and intellectual trajectory; along the way it offers compelling and intimate insights into the…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 8/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Pierre Bourdieu(1930-2002) was professor of sociology at the Collège de France. He is the author or coauthor of more than twenty works, includingDistinction,Homo Academicus,Pascalian Meditations,On Television,State Nobility,Acts of Resistance,An Invitation to Reflexive Sociology, andScience of Science and Reflexivity, the last two also published by the University of Chicago Press.