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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Interesting look at ethnography, and at a world I know nothing about. The Working Poor in the Inner City. Arnason and Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski. This is an ethnography I had to read for my Anthropology class.

Yet for three years he immersed himself among local fighters, amateur and professional. 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.

The Civil Sphere Jeffrey C. Monday – Friday, 8: As for “Body and Soul” – skip it. Take, for example, a portion of a sentence in the preface: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.


Account Options Sign in. What’s more, the author takes every opportunity to make himself the bkdy, particularly when he can reference a compliment paid to him by those who trained him, making this as much of an ego-driven work as a scholarly focus on its subject.

Body & Soul

Enough to reinvigorate and broaden anyone’s understanding of sociology awcquant 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.

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Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer. Definitely an interesting view into the world of boxing through a sociological lens. Flat Broke with Children Sharon Hays. And he supplies a model for a “carnal sociology” capable of capturing “the taste and ache of action. Jenny Karubian rated it it was amazing Jul 09, Obama wzcquant Our Minds Lori A.

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Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Race in the 21st Century: Rokas rated it really liked it Feb 23, Code of the Street: Here Wacquant presents a basic overview of the setting and the key actors and activities within it.


A MacArthur Foundation Fellow, he is the author of numerous works on urban inequality, ethnoracial domination, the penal state, and social theory, translated in some dozen languages. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Ebook This title is available as an wadquant from RedShelf. Lettura per corso universitario di antropologia.

Mar 07, Robin rated it liked it Shelves: And he supplies a model for a wacquabt sociology” capable of capturing “the taste and ache of action. During this time beginning in August ofWacquant amassed some pages of field notes, conducted over one hundred in-depth interviews p.

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

No trivia or quizzes yet. Academic Skip to main content. Reviews “[R]eveals a remarkable ethnographic and theatrical eye At times the lengthy field note excerpts that constitute much of the book are set off with a long running bracket in the left mar- gin. Living in the Crosshairs David S.