Bourdieu page

As before, these are my notes on these pieces of work. They reflect my interests, of course. Please read the originals for yourselves.

Bourdieu himself


Homo Academicus

Pascalian Mediations
The State Nobility (important update to Bourdieu and Passeron with important methodological asides)
'Making the economic habitus. Algerian workers revisited'

Outline of a Theory of Practice

'Postscript: Towards a "Vulgar" Critique of "Pure" Critiques'
Masculine Domination (short but well developed discussion of habitus, illusio, symbolic violence etc)



Bourdieu with others

Academic Discourse
'How Can One be a Sportsman' (in Sociology in Question)
'The Inheritors...'
Bourdieu and Boltanski 'Formal Qualifications and Occupational Hierarchies...'

Bourdieu et al conference papers (early tryouts for Academic Discourse but more detail especially of the empirical studies)
 Reproduction in Education, Society and Culture

''Understanding' (a 'methodological' piece from The Weight of the World...)



Commentaries
See also notes on the excellent essay by Loesberg
Harrits on Bourdieu and the analysis of political practice
Me
Bourdieu on the sociology of  'taste'
See also Bennett et al (a recent study of British tastes, applying and modifying Bourdieu)
Note some good critiques in DeCerteau and in Rancière
See my own essay on Bourdieu and Bennett, theory and methods here

Maton criticises the concept of epistemic reflexivity (part of a broader debate between Bourdieu and Bernstein)