Weight of the World Social Suffering in Contemporary Society

ISBN-10: 0804738459

ISBN-13: 9780804738453

Edition: 1999

Authors: Pierre Bourdieu, Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson

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List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 1/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.728
Language: English

Translator's Preface
To the Reader
The Space of Points of View
Jonquil Street
A Displaced Family
Everyone in a Place of their Own
The View from the Media
The Order of Things
An Integrated Family
A Bad Investment
The Last Difference
Site Effects
America as Social Dystopia
Inside "The Zone"
Homeless in El Barrio
The Abdication of the State
An Impossible Mission
Institutional Bad Faith
Double Binds
The View from the State
Disorder among Agents of Order
Woman and Cop
A Living Reproach
On the Way Down
Permanent and Temporary Workers
The Old Worker and the New Plant
The Temp's Dream
Working Nights
The End of a World
The Shop Steward's World in Disarray
The Stolen Work
A Silent Witness
Such a Fragile Equilibrium
Hanging by a Thread
A Life Lost
The Fall
Broken Careers
Outcasts on the Inside
Those Were the Days
A Paradise Lost
Cogs in the Machine
A Double Life
French Class
The Upper Hand
Institutional Violence
The Contradictions of Inheritance
Academic Destiny
A Compromising Success
The Spirit of Contradiction
Wife and Colleague
The Curse
The Sick Person as Object
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