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Bourdieu, Habitus and Social Research

The Art of Application

Editors: Costa, Cristina, Murphy, Mark (Eds.)

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This collection brings together for the first time a set of researchers whose research methodologies centre on Bourdieu's concept of habitus. Full of insight and innovation, the book is an essential read for anyone wanting to know more about approaches to social theory and its application in research.

About the authors

Katerina Bodovski, Pennsylvania State University, United States Ciaran Burke, University of Ulster, United Kingdom David Cairns, ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal Huw Davies, University of Southampton, United Kingdom Alan France, University of Auckland, New Zealand He Li, Renmin University, China Magdalena Nowicka, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany Garth Stahl, University of South Australia, Australia

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Bourdieu and the Application of Habitus across the Social Sciences

    Pages 3-17

    Costa, Cristina (et al.)

  • Egalitarian Habitus: Narratives of Reconstruction in Discourses of Aspiration and Change

    Pages 21-38

    Stahl, Garth

  • From Parental to Adolescents’ Habitus: Challenges and Insights When Quantifying Bourdieu

    Pages 39-54

    Bodovski, Katerina

  • Habitus and Graduate Employment: A Re/Structured Structure and the Role of Biographical Research

    Pages 55-73

    Burke, Ciaran

  • Theorising and Researching the Youth Crime Nexus: Habitus, Reflexivity and the Political Ecology of Social Practices

    Pages 74-90

    France, Alan

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Bourdieu, Habitus and Social Research
Book Subtitle
The Art of Application
Editors
  • Cristina Costa
  • Mark Murphy
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-49692-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137496928
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-55464-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 186
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