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Review: Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste

User Review  - Michael Sutherland - Goodreads

Bourdieu's distinction offers a lot. By a lot, I mean 600 pages of analyses, graphs, and studies, in some of the densest prose imaginable. Bourdieu seems to be able to expand a simple sentence's worth ... Read full review

Review: Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste

User Review  - John - Goodreads

This book was long and slow going, and I found most of the descriptions of the characteristics of the various classes, based on surveys in France during the 60s and 70s, to be dull. However, many of ... Read full review

Review: Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste

User Review  - Goodreads

This book was long and slow going, and I found most of the descriptions of the characteristics of the various classes, based on surveys in France during the 60s and 70s, to be dull. However, many of ... Read full review

Review: Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste

User Review  - Nicole Spiegel - Goodreads

Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste is a both dense and interesting book. Due to how long the book is it covers a lot of good points, as well as go into great detail. This could ... Read full review

Review: Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste

User Review  - Etha Williams - Goodreads

Well, this definitely reinforced my tendency to feel somewhat deterministic about social class, but/and I really liked it and have thought about my own social world differently ever since reading it ... Read full review

Review: Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste

User Review  - Esme - Goodreads

This book...is not easy in the slightest. As one reader previously wrote: "sometimes I wish Bourdieu knew what a simple sentence was." Or something like that. The point is, Distinction: A Social ... Read full review

Review: Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste

User Review  - Magnus - Goodreads

Having started reading this book in high school I never actually have been to be able to finish it. The wording is confusing, the thoughts sometimes to complex for normal minds, and the structure of ... Read full review

Review: Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste

User Review  - Vern Glaser - Goodreads

This is my second exposure to Bourdieu...the writing is a little rough, but the ideas are really quite provocative and interesting...his general way of looking at the world is to suggest that we have ... Read full review

Review: Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste

User Review  - Lianna - Goodreads

"The different aesthetic choices people make are all distinctions-that is, choices made in opposition to those made by other classes. Taste is not pure. Bourdieu finds a world of social meaning in the ... Read full review

Review: Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

Damn, it's better than you'd think to have someone tell you how bullshit the way you and everyone you know does life and how you need to watch out for internal fascism! Read full review


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