BOURDIEU - Discussion of Pierre Bourdieu's philosophy and

Fri, 17 Nov 1995 20:08:22 GMT+2


BOURDIEU is an electronic forum for discussion and debate
inspired by the philosophical and sociological thought of
Pierre Bourdieu. BOURDIEU is an open list - all interested
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Discussions approriate for this list include among other
themes the following:

-Bourdieu and the classical sociology (e.g. Marx, Durkheim, Weber)
-Bourdieu in the field French and international philosophy and sociology
-Bourdieu and the critical theory
-Bourdieu's study on education
-Bourdieu and structuralism/poststructuralism
-Bourdieu and masculine domination
-Bourdieu and feminism
-Bourdieu and politics
-Bourdieu and anthropology (kinship, ritual, etc.)
-Bourdieu and body (embodiment)
-Bourdieu and arts (literature, painting, etc.)
-Bourdieu and philosophy
-Bourdieu as a "public scribe"
-Autonomy, role and commitment of intellectuals in society
-Theory and methodology in social sciences
-The status of sociology and sociologists in society
-Power use and abuse in academia
-Cultural, social, symbolic capitals
-Habitus and social classes
-Symbolic violence