Acts of Resistance: Against the Tyranny of the Market

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New Press, 1998 - History - 108 pages
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In his most explicitly political work to date, Pierre Bourdieu, speaks out against the dismantling of public welfare in the name of private enterprise and global competitiveness.

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User Review  - Josephine Ensign - Goodreads

A nice and compact collection of essays and a good introduction to the work of Bourdieu. My favorite essays are "The Status of Foreigners: Shibboleth," "The Myth of 'Globalization' and the European Welfare State," and "Job Insecurity is Everywhere Now." Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Pierre Bourdieu is a professor of sociology at the College de France.

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