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Preface; Part I. Pathways: 1. 'Fieldwork in philosophy'; 2. Landmarks; Part II. Confrontations: 3. From rules to strategies; 4. Codification; 5. The interest of the sociologist; 6. Reading, readers, the literate, literature; 7. A reply to some objections; Part III. New Directions: 8. Social space and symbolic power; 9. The intellectual field: a world apart; 10. The uses of the 'people'; 11. Programme for a sociology of sport; 12. Opinion polls: a 'science' without a scientist; Part IV. Conclusion: 13. A lecture on the lecture; Bibliography; Index.

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Pierre Bourdieu is Professor of Sociology at the College de France and Director of the Center for European Sociology at the Ecole de Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales.


"A synthesis and amplification to those already familiar with Bourdieu's work and a useful introduction for new readers." - Ethics "To read In Other Words is to enjoy a mind that works on many levels at once. Bourdieu seems perfectly able to reason coherently about any number of subjects (here he takes up sport, art, fieldwork, literature, philosophy, and opinion polls, among others)... It is an excellent informal guide to Bourdieu's sociological self-understanding... This book may well be just the right introduction to an elegant and important thinker - possibly the most inventive thinker in sociology today." - American Journal of Sociology

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