Pierre Bourdieu (1930–2002) was one of France’s leading sociologists. Champion of the anti-globalization movement, his work spanned a broad range of subjects, from ethnography to art, and education to television.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
There's really no point to review the contents of this book. There's volumes of research dedicated to praise and critiques of Distinction already. Read morePublished on March 14 2013 by Rebecca
Pierre Bourdieu is a tremendous intellect, and has produced far superior work to this book. _Distinction_ is a fascinating book, particularly for those interested in French... Read morePublished on Sept. 11 2000 by Quickhappy
Pierre Bourdieu in the philosophe (probably more than the sociologue) of determinism. According to him all our acts are led by social pressures. Read morePublished on May 10 2000 by Mathieu Collenot
This book contains a really interesting theory about the way that groups of people make different choices because of their position relative to other groups. Read morePublished on April 10 2000 by M. Brown