Shadowboxing: A Review of. Loïc Wacquant’s Body & Soul. Reuben A. Buford May. University of Georgia. Body & Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer. 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 . When French sociologist Loic Wacquant signed up at a boxing gym in a black Body & Soul marries the analytic rigor of the sociologist with the stylistic grace of .
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Body & Soul – Loïc Wacquant – Oxford University Press
The Street and the Ring. Cohen and Krysten Connon. Fight Night at Studio The Sweet Social Science: Obama on Our Minds Lori A. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Reviews “[R]eveals a remarkable ethnographic and theatrical eye Why not instead read Trimbur’s “Come Out Swinging,” a far superior and intriguing ethnography of a boxing gym; her book is much better written, with first-rate This is awful writing – pretentious and cliched.
Loic ci mette davvero “anima e corpo” nel tirare fuori un testo saggistico ma avvicente come un romanzo, una storia vera pronta per un film. I like experimental ethnography — I think we could use more of it. Mar 07, Robin rated it liked it Shelves: However, this is not the book for those interested in reading an example of techni- cally skilled ethnographic work or a discussion that is presented within an analytic frame that extends and enriches our theoretical understanding of the complexities of collective action.
Reassembling the Social Bruno Latour.
Kaifa Roland Request examination copy. Arnason and Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski. As for “Body and Soul” – skip it. Want to Read saving…. Despite consid- erable repetition of points made in previous chapters for example, practice is im- portant, boxing requires discipline, the sport provides a functional alternative to the culture of the streetI found this section to be the most enjoyable part of the book.
Go directly to our online catalogue. 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.
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Il mondo della boxe olic affascinava prima della lettura, ma Wacquant offre una visione partecipata e trascina il lettore con lui. Nguyen Request examination copy.
Yet for three years he immersed himself among local fighters, amateur and professional. He learned the Sweet Oxford University Press, It is a virtuoso performance that could–if properly read and disseminated and emulated–put the study of sport at the center of all sociological theorizing and analysis.
He asserts that boxing acts as a route to upward mo- bility for those who are excluded from other avenues pp. When French sociologist Loic Wacquant signed up at a bidy gym in a black neighborhood of Chicago’s South Side, he had never contemplated getting close to a ring, let alone climbing into it.
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Body & Soul – Paperback – Loïc Wacquant – Oxford University Press
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. Listen, Here is a Story: The larger points that Wacquant makes about boxing in this chapter are fairly standard and are based on a rather quaint combination of functionalism and the culture of poverty perspective.
Enough to reinvigorate and broaden anyone’s understanding of sociology and it’s potential for dealing with the insitution, the individual, the collective, and in the words of Wacquant’s mentor “doxa, habitus, and various capitals. Definitely an interesting view into the world of boxing through a sociological lens.
Lucas Ketelle rated it liked it Oct 26, Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. He is a co-founder and editor of the interdisciplinary journal Ethnography.
Body & Soul
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