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  1. Bourdieu was an extraordinarily prolific author, producing hundreds of articles and three dozen books, nearly all of which are now available in English.
  2. Pierre Bourdieu was the most distinguished European sociologist since Emile Durkheim and Max Weber, and made major contributions to a range of other fields.
  3. Pierre Bourdieu is a contemporary French sociologist who has written extensively on language and society.
  4. Pierre Bourdieu was born in the village of Denguin, in the Pyrénees' district of southwestern France.
  5. Pierre Bourdieu, the most eminent of recent French Marxists, died in 2001.


  1. Thus, in contrast to Marxist class analysis, Bourdieu sees fields as mediating relations between social structures and cultural life.


  1. This theory of social reproduction has been significantly theorised by Pierre Bourdieu.


  1. Bourdieu, feminism, and conceptions of social order.


  1. Bourdieu sees symbolic capital (e.g., prestige, honour, attention) as a crucial source of power.
  2. Bourdieu describes power in terms of 'symbolic capital', which comes with social position and affords prestige and leads to others paying attention to you.

Modern Societies

  1. Like Marx, Bourdieu emphasizes the primacy of conflict and class-based social inequality in modern societies.


  1. Bourdieu proposes a sociology of symbolic power in which he addresses the important topic of relations between culture, stratification, and power.
  2. A more serious criticism comes from the sociology of Pierre Bourdieu, who has also written on topics such as photography, art museums, and modern literature.
  3. In 2001, a documentary film about Pierre Bourdieu – Sociology is a Martial Art – "became an unexpected hit in Paris.


  1. BOURDIEU proposes that sociology should apply the concept of class to groups of people who share a similar capital portfolio.
  2. The concept of agency derived by Claude Lévi-Strauss provided the foundations for structuralism and the later work of sociologists such as Pierre Bourdieu.


  1. Giddens is the most well-known British social scientist after Keynes and one of three masters in sociology with Bourdieu and Habermas.
  2. Tucker Jr., Kenneth H. 1996. Public discourse and civil society; Habermas, Bourdieu, and the new social movements.


  1. Bourdieu also played a considerable role as a public intellectual, taking positions on questions vital to France and to the world more generally.
  2. Bourdieu has argued that intellectual autonomy is at risk through the relationship between the intellectual and the world of politics.

Cultural Capital

  1. Bourdieu employed the concept of cultural capital to explore the differences in outcomes for students from different classes in the French education system.
  2. Cultural capital (le capital culturel) is a sociological concept that has gained widespread popularity since it was first articulated by Pierre Bourdieu.


  1. Bourdieu attempts to use the concepts of habitus and field to remove the division between the subjective and the objective.


  1. Bourdieu builds his theory of cultural production his own characteristic theoretical vocabulary of habitus, capital and field.
  2. Bourdieu thus sees habitus as the key to social reproduction because it is central to generating and regulating the practices that make up social life.
  3. Since they are from similar social background, the explanatory variable is not class, nor habitus (Bourdieu).


  1. However, Bourdieu does not disregard the importance of social capital and economic capital in the formation of cultural capital.
  2. These material rituals may be compared with Bourdieu 's concept of habitus, as the ISA may in a sense be compared with Foucault 's disciplinary institutions.
  3. The theories of Foucault, Giddens, and Bourdieu are thoroughly represented in order to enable the reader to examine their work in depth.


  1. Habitus
  2. Society > Social Sciences > Sociology > Cultural Capital
  3. Giddens
  4. Economic Capital
  5. Habermas
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