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 1/2 the 20th century, as soon as defined sociology as “a wrestle sport.” This complete number of his writings on politics and social technology, from early Nineteen Sixties articles at the Algerian warfare of Independence to the final textual content he released sooner than his dying, proves that this imaginative and prescient was once enduring all through his life—as good as a significant pupil Bourdieu used to be consistently an outspoken public intellectual.

Political Interventions contains many texts hitherto unavailable in English and, putting them of their historic context, reconstructs Bourdieu’s imaginative and prescient of educational learn and political activism as aspects of an identical approach: the deciphering and critique of social truth with a view to rework it.

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