Homo Academicus

Author(s): Pierre Bourdieu; P. Collier (Translator)

Social Science

This highly acclaimed work, in which Pierre Bourdieu turns hisattention to the academic world and offers a brilliant analysis ofmodern intellectual culture, is now available in paperback. Theacademy is shown to be not just a realm of dialogue and debate, butalso a sphere of power in which reputations and careers are made,defended and destroyed. Bourdieu constructs a map of the intellectual field in Franceand analyzes the forms of capital power, the lines of conflict andthe patterns of change which characterize the system of highereducation in France today.

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General Fields

  • : 9780745608310
  • : Polity Press
  • : Polity Press
  • : September 1990
  • : 2 Centimeters X 15.55 Centimeters X 22.85 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 376
  • : Pierre Bourdieu; P. Collier (Translator)
  • : Paperback