From Paris to Boston: A Trajectory with Pierre Bourdieu

Author/s David L. Swartz
Publishing Year 2022 Issue 2021/126 Language English
Pages 19 P. 91-109 File size 233 KB
DOI 10.3280/SR2021-126008
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The author analyzes his contribution in introducing Bourdieu to the Anglophone world (and to the US in particular). By doing so, he presents the reader with an abundance of anecdotes designed to illustrate observations regarding intellectual autonomy, symbolic capitals, and the international circulation of sociological ideas. Self-analysis is viewed as a straightforward and blunt version of other standard, more euphemized, academic practices (like the introductory literature review that opens scientific papers): thus, it is also supposed to be a tool for writing better.

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David L. Swartz, From Paris to Boston: A Trajectory with Pierre Bourdieu in "SOCIOLOGIA E RICERCA SOCIALE " 126/2021, pp 91-109, DOI: 10.3280/SR2021-126008