Pierre Bourdieu: The Last Musketeer of the French Revolution

Pierre Bourdieu: The Last Musketeer of the French Revolution

by Gad Yair


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739125007
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 10/26/2009
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 6.37(w) x 9.56(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

Gad Yair is associate professor and chair of the department of sociology and anthropology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus, and co-author of The Golem in German Social Theory.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: Bourdieu's Politics of the Revolution Chapter 2 Chapter 1. The Ancien Régime and the Revolution Chapter 3 Chapter 2. The Contra-Revolutionaries: Schools and the Ancien Régime Chapter 4 Chapter 3. Democracy, Equality, and Merit in Higher Education Chapter 5 Chapter 4. The Treason of the Public Museum Chapter 6 Chapter 5. Vive la (Sexual) Révolution: Bourdieu on Masculine Domination Chapter 7 Chapter 6. Civilization Goes Down: USA, Non-Liberalism, and Imperialism Chapter 8 Chapter 7. A Raging Revolutionary: Bourdieu on the Role of the Social Sciences Chapter 9 Chapter 8. Deep Cultural Codes and Social Theory: Bourdieu as Exemplar Chapter 10 Conclusions

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