Category Archives: Pierre Bourdieu

TCS review of Pierre Bourdieu, On the State: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1989-1992

TCS review of Pierre Bourdieu, On the State: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1989-1992 at the TCS website, by Rohit Chopra. Pierre Bourdieu’s On the State grapples with the unthinkability of the state, seeking to bring it within the … Continue reading

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Johannes Angermuller, Why There Is No Poststructuralism in France – now out with Bloomsbury (and free download of introduction)

Johannes Angermuller, Why There Is No Poststructuralism in France – now out with Bloomsbury (and free download of introduction). French thinkers such as Lacan and Derrida are often labelled as representatives of ‘poststructuralism’ in the Anglophone world. However in France, … Continue reading

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Books received – Rancière Now, Badiou, Burke, Bourdieu, TCS and An Introduction to Political Geography

Four books from Polity in recompense for review work; the new issue of TCS; and the second edition of An Introduction to Political Geography, which I endorsed.

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Pierre Bourdieu, On the State – forthcoming from Polity

Pierre Bourdieu, On the State, three years worth of lectures at the Collège de France, is  forthcoming from Polity. I’ve never really got into Bourdieu’s work, so this might be a good opportunity – the blurb follows, but the detailed table of … Continue reading

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Mike Gane interviewed by Baudrillard Studies

Interesting interview with Mike Gane at Baudrillard Studies. It is especially good on the context of his early work in Sociology, reading Althusser and then Baudrillard. I knew that Lefebvre was on the jury for Baudrillard’s doctoral defence. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Alex Jeffrey – The Improvised State

Alex Jeffrey’s The Improvised State: Sovereignty, Performance and Agency in Dayton Bosnia will be available in print in October. You can read Chapter One here. The Improvised State provides a highly developed account of the nature and outcomes of Bosnian … Continue reading

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Cartographier le pouvoir, Foucault et Bourdieu

Illustrated pamphlet on Foucault and Bourdieu, in French, here (via Foucault News).

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