Political Interventions: Social Science and Political Action

Political Interventions: Social Science and Political Action

Pierre Bourdieu

Pierre Bourdieu, probably the most influential serious social theorists of the second one half the 20th century, as soon as defined sociology as “a strive against sport.” This accomplished selection of his writings on politics and social technology, from early Nineteen Sixties articles at the Algerian battle of Independence to the final textual content he released sooner than his loss of life, proves that this imaginative and prescient used to be enduring all through his life—as good as a significant student Bourdieu was once continuously an outspoken public intellectual.

Political Interventions comprises many texts hitherto unavailable in English and, putting them of their ancient context, reconstructs Bourdieu’s imaginative and prescient of educational examine and political activism as aspects of an analogous strategy: the deciphering and critique of social truth with a purpose to remodel it.

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