Pierre Bourdieu (1930-2002). Basic Facts…. Born August 1, 1930 in Denguin, Pyr é n é es-Atlantiques, France Grandfather was a sharecropper, and father was a postman, later postmaster Married Marie-Claire Brizard in 1962 Had three sons French sociologist
Pierre Bourdieu (1930-2002)
Ferdinand De Sassure
Social Space and
The Field of Cultural Production
or The Economic World Reversed
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4. systematic inversion of the fundamental principles of all ordinary economies: that of business. . . that of power.. .that of institutionalized cultural authority. 5. specific capital: at a given level of overall autonomy, intellectuals are, other things being equal, proportionately more responsive to the deduction of the powers that be, the less well endowed they are with specific capital.