Reading Pierre Bourdieu in a Dual Context: Essays from India and France (Hardcover)

Reading Pierre Bourdieu in a Dual Context: Essays from India and France By Roland Lardinois (Editor), Meenakshi Thapan (Editor) Cover Image

Reading Pierre Bourdieu in a Dual Context: Essays from India and France (Hardcover)

By Roland Lardinois (Editor), Meenakshi Thapan (Editor)

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This collection of articles is based on an Indo-French seminar on Pierre Bourdieu held to honour the work of this innovative social thinker who died in January 2002. It discusses the crises of imperial societies; the concept of state for Bourdieu and Foucault; Bourdieu's theory of the symbolic; literature and politics during the German occupation; symbolic violence and masculine dominance in the Vichy regime; the notion of habitus, performance and women's experience in everyday life; Bourdieu and anthropology; and violence in the Bombay riots. Students and teachers alike will find it a stimulating read.

Roland Lardinois teaches at the CNRS, Paris.Meenakshi Thapan teaches in the Department of Sociology, University of Delhi.
Product Details ISBN: 9780415401142
ISBN-10: 0415401143
Publisher: Routledge Chapman & Hall
Publication Date: March 13th, 2006
Pages: 324
Language: English