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Body & Soul, in its own right, is a bold ethnography of the sport of boxing. in Body & Soul, Wacquant is shadowboxing his own critique of urban ethnography. 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 . Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. Wacquant, LoTcJ. D. [Corps et ame, English]. Body & soul: notebooks of an apprentice boxer/ by Loi’c.

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An indispensable work, a masterpiece. Review of Loic Wacquant, Body and Soul: Definitely not for a student audience — very interesting, very intellectual, and very provocative.

This is an ethnography I had to read for my Anthropology class.

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He is a co-founder and editor of the interdisciplinary journal Ethnography. Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer is perhaps the best yet sociology of the bodyits theorizing is less explicit than is the acuteness of the observations. And he supplies a model for a “carnal sociology” capable of capturing “the taste and ache of action. Jul woul, Oliver Bateman rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Here Wacquant presents a basic overview of the setting and the key actors and activities within it.

A Sul Foundation Fellow, he is the author of numerous works on urban marginality, ethnoracial domination, the penal state, and social theory, translated in some dozen languages. Log In Sign Up. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Body & Soul

The latter problem results in the author commonly em- ploying dated slang in distinctly odd ways. An Ethnography of Racial Meanings L.

Loic ci mette davvero “anima e corpo” nel tirare fuori un testo saggistico ma avvicente come un romanzo, una storia vera pronta per un film. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

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At other times quotes are indented in the conventional manner or simply merged with the rest of the text. I wonder if DeeDee the head coach and father figure and the boxers at the club would agree. It’s a French man who goes into a boxing gym in a “black ghetto” to do his research. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

Yet for three years he immersed himself among local fighters, amateur and professional. This is wacquany writing – souo and cliched. Dec 28, Rocha rated it really liked it Shelves: Bellissime le fotografie che corredano il testo. 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. Yet for three years he immersed himself among local fighters, amateur and professional.

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Want to Read saving…. And he supplies a model for a “carnal sociology” capable of capturing “the taste and ache of action. Loic takes you into the world of boxing in his stunning first hand account of two years spent learning the Sweet science.

Notebooks of anf Apprentice Boxer is perhaps the best yet sociology of the bodyits theorizing is less explicit than is the acuteness of the observations.

Lillard and Rebekka Christopoulou. James Guerra rated it really liked it Oct 08, No trivia or quizzes yet. Interesting look at ethnography, and at a world I know nothing about.

Body & Soul – Paperback – Loïc Wacquant – Oxford University Press

To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. I think that Louie relied a lot on his own experience to justify which he was writing about, which was kind of disappointing.

It is a virtuoso performance that could–if properly read and disseminated and emulated–put the study of sport at the center of all sociological theorizing and analysis. Definitely an interesting view into the world of boxing through a sociological lens.

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It is a virtuoso performance that could–if properly read and disseminated and emulated–put the study of sport at the center of all sociological theorizing and analysis.

Enough bosy reinvigorate and broaden anyone’s understanding of wacqunt and it’s potential for dealing with the insitution, the individual, the collective, and in the words of Wacquant’s mentor “doxa, habitus, and various capitals. No Shame in My Wacquantt Apr 02, Tricia rated it did not like it.

Body & Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer

Kaifa Roland Request examination copy. Matt Johnstone rated it really liked it Aug 08, 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. Because it is rather straightforwardly written and there is no attempt to encumber the material with the soft-boiled Euro-theory that sometimes slows down the previous chapter, this chapter is, for the most part, interesting ans informative.

Race in the 21st Century: However, this is not the book for those interested in reading an example of techni- cally skilled ethnographic work or a discussion that is presented within an analytic frame that extends and enriches our theoretical understanding of the complexities of bbody action. As for “Body and Soul” – skip it. L’ho torvato molto interessante e coinvolgente. He is a co-founder and editor of the interdisciplinary journal Ethnography.

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