TitlePierre Bourdieu and democratic politics : the mystery of ministry / edited by Loic Wacquant
Imprint Cambridge : Polity, 2005
Descript viii, 223 p. ; 23 cm


Introduction : symbolic power and democratic practice -- Pointers on Pierre Bourdieu and democratic politics -- From the king's house to the reason of state : a model of the genesis of the bureaucratic field -- The mystery of ministry : from particular wills to the general will -- Scholarship with commitment : on the political engagements of Pierre Bourdieu -- Ancien regime ballots : a double historicization of electoral practices -- "Making the people speak" : on the social uses of and reactions to public opinion polls -- Symbolic power in the rule of the "state nobility" -- The making and breaking of the Czechoslovak political field -- The cunning of imperialist reason -- Key writings of Pierre Bourdieu on democratic politics

Bourdieu Pierre -- Political and social views Political sociology Political science Democracy

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