LOIC WACQUANT BODY AND SOUL PDF

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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Jul 29, Juliana rated it liked it Shelves: He learned the Sweet Reassembling the Social Bruno Latour. This ethnographic study examines, on the one hand, the role a boxing gym plays in the lives of a number of residents of South Side Chicago, while also examining the mores of pugilism and the dedication required to enter the ring.

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In this wacquznt ethnography of incandescent intensity, the scholar-turned-boxer fleshes out Pierre Bourdieu’s signal concept of habitusdeepening our theoretical grasp of human practice. Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Open Preview See a Problem? As for “Body and Soul” – skip it. I wonder if DeeDee the head coach and father figure and the boxers at the club would agree. Code of the Street: Arnason and Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski.

Want to Read saving…. In this experimental ethnography of incandescent intensity, the scholar-turned-boxer fleshes out Pierre Bourdieu’s signal concept of habitus, deepening our theoretical grasp of human practice. 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. Click here to sign up.

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Il mondo della boxe mi affascinava prima della lettura, ma Wacquant offre una visione partecipata e trascina il lettore con lui. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

There are parts that are interesting, and the idea is very interesting-but the author uses about 10 words for every one he should and can’t say anything directly. Poverty, Morality, and the Pitfalls of Urban Eth- nography. Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer. This is an ethnography I had to read for my Anthropology class. Oxford University Press Amazon. He is a co-founder and editor of the interdisciplinary journal Ethnography. Interesting look at ethnography, and at a world I know nothing about.

Yet for three years he immersed himself among local fighters, amateur and professional.

Body & Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer by Loïc Wacquant

He learned the Sweet science of bruising, participating in all phases of the pugilist’s strenuo When French sociologist Loic Wacquant signed up at a boxing gym in a black neighborhood of Chicago’s South Side, he had never contemplated getting close to a ring, let alone climbing into it. One of the five best “academic” books I’ve ever read, and quite possibly the best nonfiction book I’ve read in the past half-decade. Log In Sign Up. Durel rated it liked it Feb 23, Choose your country or region Close.

Body & Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer

James Guerra rated it really liked it Oct 08, Here Wacquant presents a basic overview of the setting and the key actors and activities within it. Bellissime le fotografie che corredano il testo. I don’t care for this book too much- on the other hand, i felt tough sitting on the public bus holding to my face a book about boxing. Usman Mahr rated it really liked it Jan 16, 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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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. 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 woul be the most enjoyable part of the book.

When Boey sociologist Loic Wacquant signed up at a boxing gym in a black neighborhood of Chicago’s South Side, he had never contemplated getting close to a ring, let alone climbing into it.

Living in the Crosshairs David S. Jul 10, Oliver Bateman rated it it was amazing Shelves: Yet for three years he immersed himself among local fighters, amateur and professional.

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