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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Lucas Ketelle rated it liked it Oct 26, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer. Take, for example, a portion of a sentence in the preface: Personalmente la scintilla che mi ha “lanciato” nel mondo della boxe. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Kaifa Roland Request examination copy. Review of Loic Wacquant, Body and Soul: 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.
Definitely an interesting view into the world of boxing through a sociological lens. He is a co-founder and editor of the interdisciplinary journal Ethnography.
During this time beginning in August ofWacquant amassed some pages of field notes, conducted over one hundred in-depth interviews p. Reassembling the Social Bruno Latour. Nguyen Request examination copy.
At other times quotes are indented in the conventional manner or simply merged with the rest of the text. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. An Ethnography of Racial Meanings L. James Guerra rated it really liked it Oct 08, I like experimental ethnography — I think we could use more of it. Yet for three years he immersed himself among local fighters, amateur and professional.
Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Warren and Tracy Xavia Karner. Poverty, Morality, and the Pitfalls of Urban Eth- nography. Yet for three years he immersed himself among local fighters, amateur and professional.
Body & Soul
I don’t care for this book too much- on the other hand, i felt tough sitting on the public bus holding to my face a book about boxing. The Civil Sphere Jeffrey C. Whoever acted as the editor of the manuscript for Ox- ford University Anr should be drummed out of the business.
It is packed with fruitful conceptual and theoretical discussions. 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.
He is a co-founder and editor of the interdisciplinary journal Ethnography.
Body & Soul – Loïc Wacquant – Oxford University Press
Cohen and Krysten Connon. Ward Request examination copy. An indispensable work, a masterpiece. L’ho torvato molto interessante e coinvolgente. It’s a French man who goes into a boxing gym in a “black ghetto” to do his research.
eacquant 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. 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.
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Skip to main content. Camille Rivet rated it really liked it Jul 02, sou Wacquant Limited preview – Log In Sign Up. Although, he did supplement it with quotes from conversations with fellow boxers waqcuant the gym. Typically, the author makes no attempt to provide analytic introductions to quotes from field notes or interviews that explicitly identify the key points being made or illustrated.
As for “Body and Soul” – skip it. Oxford University Press- Social Science – pages.