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Overview

The work of Pierre Bourdieu, one of the most influential French intellectuals of the twentieth century, has had an enormous impact on research in fields as diverse as aesthetics, education, anthropology, and sociology. Pierre Bourdieu: Fieldwork in Art, Literature, and Culture is the first collection of essays to focus specifically on the contribution of Bourdieu's thought to the study of cultural production. Though Bourdieu's own work has illuminated diverse cultural phenomena, the essays in this volume extend to new cultural forms and to national situations outside France. Far from simply applying Bourdieu's concepts and theoretical tools to these new contexts, the essays in this volume consider both the possibility and limits of Bourdieu's sociology for the study of culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780847693894
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/19/2000
Series: Culture and Education Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.88(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Nicholas Brown is assistant professor of English at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Imre Szeman is assistant professor of English at McMaster University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: Fieldwork in Culture Chapter 2 Bourdieu’s Refusal Chapter 3 Resistance, Recuperation, and Reflexivity: The Limits of a Paradigm Chapter 4 Anglicizing Bourdieu Chapter 5 Bourdieu and Common Sense Chapter 6 Value and Capital in Bourdieu and Marx Chapter 7 Cultural Studies Bourdieu’s Way: Women, Leadership, and Feminist Theory Chapter 8 Habitus Revisited, Notes and Queries from the Field Chapter 9 Pierre Bourdieu’s Fields of Cultural Production: A Case Study of Modern Jazz Chapter 10 Romancing Bourdieu: A Case Study in Gender Politics in the Literary Field Chapter 11 The Prestige of the Oppressed: Symbolic Capital in a Guilt Economy Chapter 12 Space, Time, and John Gardner Chapter 13 Passport to Duke

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