BODY AND SOUL LOIC WACQUANT PDF

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 . 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 .

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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.

Arnason and Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski. It is a virtuoso performance that wacquan properly read and disseminated and emulated-put the study of sport at the center of all sociological theorizing and analysis. The first major chapter is based on an article that appeared in a French sociology journal in Wacquant No preview available – I think that Louie relied a lot on his own experience to justify which he was writing about, which was kind of disappointing.

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Body & Soul

Skip to main content. Lettura per corso universitario di antropologia. Yet for three years he immersed himself among local fighters, amateur and professional. 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.

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Body & Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer by Loïc Wacquant

Open Preview See a Problem? In general, it would appear as if Wacquant is not terribly familiar with the conventional structure or format of mainstream sociological wacquuant, or, has chosen to ignore those conventions. And he supplies a model for a “carnal sociology” capable of capturing “the taste and ache of action.

Because it is rather straightforwardly written and there is no attempt to encumber wacquanf material with the soft-boiled Euro-theory that sometimes slows down the previous chapter, this chapter is, for the most part, interesting and informative. I don’t care for this book too much- on the other hand, i felt tough sitting on the public bus holding to my face a book about boxing. Loic takes you into the bodh of boxing in his stunning first hand account of two years spent learning the Sweet science.

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Enough to reinvigorate and broaden anyone’s understanding of sociology and it’s potential for dealing with ad insitution, the individual, the collective, and in the words of Wacquant’s mentor “doxa, habitus, and various capitals. 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.

Notebooks waqcuant an Apprentice Boxer. 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. Fantastic exploration of the ‘sweet science’ and fair play to Wacquant for gloving up.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Ethnic Studies Sociology Sociology: It is packed with fruitful conceptual and theoretical discussions. Poverty, Morality, and the Pitfalls of Urban Eth- nography. Log In Sign Up. Description 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.

No Shame in My Game: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer.