Body & Soul, in its own right, is a bold ethnography of the sport of boxing. in Body & Soul, Wacquant is shadowboxing his own critique of urban ethnography. with the appearance of Loic Wacquant’s dazzling ethnographic journey into the world of of sociology, Body and Soul not only sets a new standard for scholarly . Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. Wacquant, LoTcJ. D. [Corps et ame, English]. Body & soul: notebooks of an apprentice boxer/ by Loi’c.
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Body & Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer
Loic takes you into the world of boxing in his stunning first hand account of two years spent learning the Sweet science. Personalmente la scintilla che mi ha “lanciato” nel mondo della boxe. A MacArthur Foundation Fellow, he is the author of numerous works on urban inequality, ethnoracial domination, the penal state, and social theory, translated in some wacquwnt languages. In this experimental ethnography of incandescent intensity, the scholar-turned-boxer fleshes out Pierre Bourdieu’s signal waquant of habitus, deepening our theoretical grasp of human practice.
Body & Soul
Jul 10, Oliver Bateman rated it it was amazing Shelves: Apr 19, Dave H rated it really liked abd. While the two, largely descriptive, chapters are of considerable interest, the book as a whole has major flaws.
Lillard and Rebekka Christopoulou. During this time beginning in August ofWacquant amassed some pages of field notes, conducted over one hundred in-depth interviews p.
Body & Soul – Loïc Wacquant – Oxford University Press
Sunstein and Martha C. In this experimental ethnography of incandescent intensity, the scholar-turned-boxer fleshes out Pierre Bourdieu’s signal concept of habitusdeepening our theoretical grasp of human practice. This is an ethnography I had to read for my Anthropology class. However, this is not the book for those interested in reading an example of techni- cally skilled ethnographic work or amd discussion that is presented within an analytic frame that extends and enriches our theoretical understanding of the complexities of collective action.
Matt Johnstone rated it really liked it Aug 08, Goodreads helps you wacquaant track of books you want to read. He asserts that boxing acts as a route to upward mo- bility for those who are excluded from other avenues pp. It is a virtuoso performance that could–if properly read and disseminated and emulated–put the wavquant of sport at the center of all sociological theorizing and analysis.
To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. Why not instead read Trimbur’s “Come Out Swinging,” a far wacuqant and intriguing ethnography of a boxing gym; her book is much better written, with first-rate This is awful writing – pretentious and cliched.
Yet for three years he immersed himself among local fighters, amateur and professional. He is a co-founder and editor of the interdisciplinary journal Ethnography.
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. The Street and the Ring. And he supplies a model for a “carnal sociology” capable of capturing “the taste and ache of action.
A MacArthur Foundation Fellow, he is the author of numerous works on urban marginality, ethnoracial domination, the penal state, and social theory, translated in some dozen languages. Jessica rated it really liked it Oct 20, The Sweet Social Science: Heather rated it really liked it Jun 28, Jul 29, Juliana rated it liked it Shelves: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer.
He is a co-founder and editor of the interdisciplinary journal Ethnography. No Shame in My Game: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
I think that Louie relied a lot on his own experience to justify which he was writing about, which was kind of disappointing.