Essays Tagged: "Pierre Bourdieu"

Pierre Bourdieu and Plato: Both proclaim the truth is the right approach to life.

hilosophy, Plato states, one can find the truth that is present in us all, deep down inside.In both Pierre Bourdieu's On Television, and select readings from Plato, a certain chain of events can be di ... From this, we can then conclude about some of the ramifications of their work on our lives today.In Pierre Bourdieu's On Television, he writes about journalists altering the minds of the public. He st ...

(9 pages) 63 1 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Bourdieu and Jean Baudrillard.

For Bourdieu, belief and habit are always governed by the social. Bourdieu saw habitus as combining the ... lly common members of the same class. In associating an individual's habits with a 'class habitus', Bourdieu relates the formation of habit to an individual's social and economic positioning within so ... ing within society. Bourdieu, therefore, has a concern with how structures shape the human subject. Bourdieu proposes that, on the one hand, through the body's incorporation of habitus an institution ...

(2 pages) 76 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

If students cannot learn the way we teach them, we must teach them the way they learn.

e better prepared for life by learning agricultural rather than academic subjects (McKenzie, 1992). Pierre Bourdieu believed that the beliefs, values and ways of thinking, acting and speaking of a soc ... ion and reproduction', in R.K. Harker, C. Mahar, and C. Wilkes (ed), An Introduction to the Work of Pierre Bourdieu, London: Methuen.Lange, D. (1988). Tomorrow's Schools. Wellington:New Zealand Govern ...

(17 pages) 954 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Making of War

ict, armed violent conflict.This physical violence is one of war's constants. Social anthropologist Pierre Bourdieu (1977/1994), whose ideas are used in this paper, argues that physical violence compr ... ess.Arkin, William M. (2001). America Cluster Bombs Iraq. The Washington Post, 26 FebruaryBourdieu, Pierre. (1977/1994). Structures, Habitus, Power: Basis for a Theory of Symbolic Power. In N.B. Dirks ...

(10 pages) 124 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

What is the function of educating individuals in capitalist society?

e the same treatment as everyone else? Ideally, yes, but are these views really evident in practice?Pierre Bourdieu took the view of cultural capital when looking at education - 'cultural advantages t ...

(10 pages) 149 0 4.6 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

What is meant by 'masculinity in crisis' in recent debates about men and masculinity? Use a specific example from media or popular culture to support your argument.

otherness' and thus through its difference to the normative, and thus through difference to men. As Pierre Bourdieu writes, " Manliness, it can be seen, is an eminently relational notion, constructed ...

(5 pages) 89 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Discuss the Relationship Between Culture and Power in Bourdieus' work.

Discuss the Relationship Between Culture and Power in Bourdieus' work.Central to Bourdieus' sociological work is perhaps his insights into powerful forms ... or concept in his sociology was class. He says that class is, "a universal principle explanation". (Bourdieu, 1984,114).Bourdieu rejects objectivist and undimensional images of stratification. He diff ... nsional images of stratification. He differentiates a lot from Marx and takes a lot from Weber. For Bourdieu there are two central meta-sociological concerns. He considers that the debate over whether ...

(9 pages) 97 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


a duality of structure, in that agency and structure cannot be seen as independent of one another. Pierre Bourdieu is another important theorist to contribute to this agency-structure debate. His the ... implicated in each other, but they are also partly autonomous and separable domains (Ritzer, 2004).Pierre Bourdieu was focally concerned with the relationship between habitus and field. He saw this a ...

(11 pages) 143 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Discuss the relationship between culture and power in Bourdieus work

Discuss the relationship between culture and power in Bourdieus workPierre Bourdieu is regarded as being one of the most important thinkers in modern European history. ... gets to decide what is to become legitimate taste. Jenkins describes this as an 'uneasy coalition'.Pierre Bourdieu remains one of the most influential thinkers of modern times in the fields of sociol ... f power relations between the classes.Bibliography'In other words', P.Bourdieu, (1990) Polity Press'Pierre Bourdieu: A Critical Introduction', J.F. Lane, (2000), Pluto Press'Pierre Bourdieu', R. Jenki ...

(8 pages) 61 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Cultural Economy of Fandom: A review on the Article by John Fiske

industries-what Fiske refers to as "shadow cultural economy".In his essay, Fiske uses and develops Bourdieu's paradigm of describing culture as an economy in which people invest and accumulate capita ... ng in the official culture, one can expect a social return of a high socio-economic status.Although Bourdieu created a productive model, Fiske believes there to be two flaws with it. The first is that ...

(4 pages) 36 0 1.8 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

How sociological factors affec

A French philosopher and writer, Pierre Bourdieu ( Bourdieu et al.1990) claims that sociological factors such as education, family ba ...

(10 pages) 47 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Pierre Bourdieu's Critical View On The Field Of Te

"On television" Pierre Bourdieu's critical view on the field of television © Nicolas Germon, february 2001 Cont ... all fields of cultural production 7. Conclusion 8. Bibliography 1. Introduction The publication of Pierre Bourdieu's book Sur la Télévision in France in 1996 gave birth to a huge media ... mes, August 2, · Szeman I, Pierre Bourdieu, on television (review) · Prof. Dietmar ...

(8 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Critically evaluate the argument that the so-called "crisis in masculinity" paradoxically furthers forms of hegemonic masculinity.

otherness' and thus through its difference to the normative, and thus through difference to men. As Pierre Bourdieu writes, "Manliness, it can be seen, is an eminently relational notion, constructed i ...

(10 pages) 53 0 4.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Why I Love TV, Not Movies

way of my positive reception to such things. I may be deficient of, as what the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu says (1993), sophisticated cultural upbringing and training that high culture (like ...

(7 pages) 19 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays

--The Civilised Body-- Question: How does Elias's analysis of the "civilising process" cast doubt on the idea that the body is an exclusively biological entity?

instead as a means to exert out influence and display our worth to society. BibliographyBourdieu, Pierre. Distinction. London: Routledge, 1984. Bourdieu, Pierre et al. The Weight Of The World: Soci ...

(7 pages) 8 0 5.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Bourdieu's Belief that Education within the Capitalist Society Promotes Social Stratification

production: Essays on Class, Ideology and the State, Routledge and Kegan Paul, Madison, USABourdieu Pierre (1964) Language and Symbolic Power, Polity PressBourdieu Pierre & Passeron Jean-Claude (1 ... ction, British Journal of sociology of Education, Routledge: LondonRobbins Derek (1991) The Work of Pierre Bourdieu, Westview Press: Boulder

(9 pages) 33 0 3.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Nonverbal Communication is Affected by Culture.

orientations, and political considerations and further, by the reworked idea of French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu (1984; 1990a; 1990b; 1993), of "habitus" which signifies "…a systemof sociall ...

(8 pages) 52 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Sociology Notes

ress, food, care for one's body, and even relaxation time has been looked at to indicate class typesPierre Bourdieu saw social class groups as identifiable according to their levels of cultural and ec ...

(55 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays