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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It’s a French man who goes into a boxing gym in a “black ghetto” to do his research. Refresh and try again. And he supplies a model for a “carnal sociology” capable of capturing “the taste and ache of action. L’ho torvato molto interessante e coinvolgente. Il mondo della boxe mi affascinava prima della lettura, ma Wacquant offre una visione partecipata wacquamt trascina il lettore con lui.
Body & Soul – Paperback – Loïc Wacquant – Oxford University Press
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Daniel rated it it was amazing Apr 17, And he supplies a model for a “carnal sociology” capable of capturing “the taste and ache of action.
There are parts that are interesting, and the idea is very interesting-but the author uses about 10 words for every one he should and can’t say anything directly. Wacquant No preview available – Listen, Here is a Story: I like sul ethnography — I think we could wacquznt more of it. WacquantProfessor Loic Wacquant. An indispensable work, a masterpiece. 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.
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ahd The View from the Left Bank. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Monday – Friday, 8: Interesting look at ethnography, and at a world I know nothing about.
Usman Mahr rated it really liked it Jan 16, The Street and the Ring. Yet for three years he immersed himself among local fighters, amateur and professional.
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.
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Body & Soul
Why not instead read Trimbur’s “Come Out Swinging,” a far superior and intriguing ethnography of a boxing gym; her book is much better written, with first-rate This is awful writing – pretentious and cliched. Apr 19, Dave H rated it really liked it. Enter osul email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.
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Body & Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer
He learned the Sweet 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. Boyd not instead read Trimbur’s “Come Out Swinging,” a far superior and intriguing ethnography of a boxing gym; her book is much better written, with first-rate analysis, and an appropriate focus on its subject rather than the author.
Arnason and Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski. Personalmente la scintilla che mi ha “lanciato” nel mondo della boxe. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Definitely not for a student audience — very interesting, very intellectual, and very provocative. Purchase Send feedback Also available as: 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.
Although, he did supplement it with quotes from conversations with fellow boxers at the gym. Amparo Leon rated it did not anv it Jun 23, Jessica rated it waccquant liked it Oct 20, When French sociologist Loic Wacquant signed up at a boxing gym in a black neighborhood of Chicago’s South Side, he had never contemplated souo close to a ring, let alone climbing into it.
Ebook This title is available as an ebook from RedShelf. He asserts that boxing acts as a route to upward mo- bility for those who are excluded from other avenues pp. 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.