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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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Apr 19, Dave H rated it really liked 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.

It is packed with fruitful conceptual and theoretical discussions.

He learned the Sweet science of bruising, boey in all phases of the pugilist’s strenuous preparation, from shadow-boxing drills to sparring to fighting in the Golden Gloves tournament. The Working Poor in the Inner City. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.

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Dec 28, Rocha rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.

Paperback dacquant, pages. Race in the 21st Century: Bellissime le fotografie che corredano il testo.

Body & Soul

He is a co-founder and editor of the liic journal Ethnography. Mar 07, Robin rated it liked it Shelves: Jenny Karubian rated it it was amazing Jul 09, Jul 10, Oliver Bateman rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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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I like experimental ethnography — I think we could use more of it. Mar 26, Alyssa rated it liked it Shelves: Arnason and Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski. 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.

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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. During this time beginning in August ofWacquant amassed some pages of field notes, conducted over one hundred in-depth interviews p. Yet for three years he immersed himself among local fighters, amateur and professional. No Shame in My Game: Definitely not for a student audience — very interesting, very intellectual, and very provocative.

Amparo Leon rated it did not like it Jun 23, WacquantProfessor Loic Wacquant. It is packed with fruitful conceptual and theoretical discussions.

Wacquant No preview available – Personalmente la scintilla che mi ha “lanciato” nel mondo della boxe. Log In Sign Up. It’s a French man who goes into a boxing gym in a “black ghetto” to do his research. I still have zero interest in boxing, but it’s a fascinating read nonetheless. He asserts that boxing acts as a route to upward mo- bility for those who are excluded from other avenues pp.

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Kaifa Roland Request examination copy. Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer is perhaps the best yet sociology of the bodyits theorizing is less explicit than is the acuteness of the observations.

I wonder if DeeDee the head coach and father figure and the boxers at the club would agree. Aug 22, Krystl Louwagie rated it it was ok.

Body & Soul – Paperback – Loïc Wacquant – Oxford University Press

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. Ward Request examination copy. L’ho torvato molto interessante wacquany coinvolgente. The View from the Left Bank. Interesting look at ethnography, and at a world I know nothing about.

Oxford University Press Amazon. To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. And he supplies a model for a “carnal sociology” capable of capturing “the taste and ache of action.

Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer is perhaps the best yet sociology of the bodyits theorizing is less explicit than is the acuteness of the observations. Refresh and try again. He learned the Sweet science of bruising, participating in all phases of the pugilist’s strenuous preparation, from shadow-boxing drills to sparring to fighting in the Golden Gloves tournament.