October Uprisings in Chile and Lebanon – Jacobin Radio – podcast

October Uprisings in Chile and Lebanon

Pablo Abufom, Gilbert Achcar | Jacobin Radio

2019-10-31

What can we learn from Pierre Bourdieu’s critique of Marxism? Why did the influential French sociologist reject Marx’s emphasis on labor and class struggle? Michael Burawoy [1] lays out Bourdieu’s famous troika of interrelated concepts: habitus, field, and capital. He also points out some of the key differences between how Bourdieu and Marx thought about politics, culture, and domination.

Michael Burawoy, Symbolic Violence: Conversations with Bourdieu [2] Duke University Press, 2019

[1] http://burawoy.berkeley.edu/
[2] https://www.dukeupress.edu/symbolic-violence

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