Pierre Bourdieu

Bourdieu in 1969 Pierre Bourdieu (; 1 August 1930 – 23 January 2002) was a French sociologist, anthropologist, philosopher and public intellectual.

Bourdieu's work was primarily concerned with the dynamics of power in society, especially the diverse and subtle ways in which power is transferred and social order is maintained within and across generations. In conscious opposition to the idealist tradition of much of Western philosophy, his work often emphasized the corporeal nature of social life and stressed the role of practice and embodiment in social dynamics. Building upon the theories of Martin Heidegger, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Edmund Husserl, Georges Canguilhem, Karl Marx, Gaston Bachelard, Max Weber, Émile Durkheim, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Erwin Panofsky and Marcel Mauss among others, his research pioneered novel investigative frameworks and methods, and introduced such influential concepts as cultural, social, and symbolic forms of capital (as opposed to traditional economic forms of capital), the cultural reproduction, the habitus, the field or location, and symbolic violence. Another notable influence on Bourdieu was Blaise Pascal, after whom Bourdieu titled his ''Pascalian Meditations''. Bourdieu's major contributions to the sociology of education, the theory of sociology, and sociology of aesthetics have achieved wide influence in several related academic fields (e.g. anthropology, media and cultural studies, education), popular culture, and the arts.

Bourdieu's best known book is ''Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgment of Taste'' (1979). The book was judged the sixth most important sociological work of the twentieth century by the International Sociological Association. In it, Bourdieu argues that judgments of taste are related to social position, or more precisely, are themselves acts of social positioning. His argument is put forward by an original combination of social theory and data from quantitative surveys, photographs and interviews, in an attempt to reconcile difficulties such as how to understand the subject within objective structures. In the process, he tried to reconcile the influences of both external social structures and subjective experience on the individual (see structure and agency). Provided by Wikipedia
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Sobre la televisión
Biblioteca Mayor
by Bourdieu, Pierre, 1930-2002
Published 2007
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La fuerza del derecho
Biblioteca Mayor
by Bourdieu, Pierre, 1930-2002
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Homo academicus
Biblioteca Mayor
by Bourdieu, Pierre, 1930-2002
Published 2008
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by Bourdieu, Pierre, 1930-2002.
Published 2015
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Los herederos los estudiantes y la cultura
Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Diseño
by Bourdieu, Pierre, 1930-2002.
Published 2009
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Contrafuegos 2 por un movimiento social europeo
Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Diseño
by Bourdieu, Pierre, 1930-2002.
Published 2001
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Cuestiones de sociología
Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Diseño
by Bourdieu, Pierre, 1930-2002.
Published 2008
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Intervenciones, 1961-1995 ciencia social y acción política
Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Diseño
by Bourdieu, Pierre, 1930-2002.
Published 2005
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Razones prácticas sobre la teoría de la acción
Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Diseño
by Bourdieu, Pierre, 1930-2002.
Published 1997
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