Pierre Bourdieu: Agent Provocateur

Pierre Bourdieu: Agent Provocateur

by Michael James Grenfell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826467091

ISBN-13: 9780826467096

Pub. Date: 01/28/2005

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Most books on French social critic Bourdieu (1930-2002) set out his main ideas chronologically then evaluate their worth and value, explains Grenfell (social science, U. of Southampton). He takes a different approach, focusing on the sociologist's socio-political engagement, which he says was the starting point of ideas for Bourdieu himself. He looks at his cultural

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Most books on French social critic Bourdieu (1930-2002) set out his main ideas chronologically then evaluate their worth and value, explains Grenfell (social science, U. of Southampton). He takes a different approach, focusing on the sociologist's socio-political engagement, which he says was the starting point of ideas for Bourdieu himself. He looks at his cultural influences, his main fields of work, and his ideas about events and trends of the last decade of the century. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826467096
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.47(d)

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