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After Bourdieu Influence, Critique, Elaboration

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ISBN-10: 1402038526

ISBN-13: 9781402038525

Edition: 2004

Authors: David L. Swartz, Vera L. Zolberg

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The most significant French sociologist since Durkheim, Pierre Bourdieu's influence on intellectual life shows no sign of abating. He was a prolific and consequential scholar whose impact can be measured by the Social Science Citation Index and international surveys of academics. Conceptualizations, such as habitus and field, his heuristic treatment of cultural, economic, political, social and symbolic capital to analyze the uses of power, and his insistence upon melding the usually separated micro and macro levels of societal theorizing are now embedded in the basic vocabulary of sociology and anthropology. Whether or not in accord with his outlook, serious scholars are obliged to test…    
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Book details

List price: $109.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 7/15/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 371
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Introduction: Drawing inspiration from Bourdieu/ David L. Swartz
In memoriam: Pierre Bourdieu 1930-2002
Rethinking classical theory: The sociological vision of Pierre Bourdieu
Pierre Bourdieu and the sociology of religion: A central and peripheral concern
Pierre Bourdieu: Economic models against economism
Culture and Fields Chap
Cultural capital in educational research: A critical assessment
Forms of politicization in the French literary field
Media meta-capital: Extending the range of Bourdieu's field theory
Economics as a Cultural and Social Domain Chap
Flesh and the free market: (On taking Bourdieu to the options exchange)
On the wealth of nations: Bourdieuconomics and social capital
Culture and Politics Chap
Haunted by the specter of communism: Collective identity and resource mobilization in the demise of the Workers Alliance of America
Bourdieu's political sociology and the politics of European integration
From critical sociology to public intellectual: Pierre Bourdieu and politics