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Bourdieu in Algeria: Colonial Politics, Ethnographic Practices, Theoretical Developments (France Overseas: Studies in Empire and Decolonization)

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The shadow cast by Pierre Bourdieus theory is large and well documented, but his early ethnographic work in Algeria is less well known and often overlooked. This volume, the first critical examination of Bourdieus early fieldwork and its impact on his larger body of social theory, represents an original and much-needed contribution to the field. Its six essays reappraise Bourdieus original research in light of contemporary processes and make substantial contributions to the ethnography of North Africa. The contributors are scholars of North Africa and France, and each is actively engaged with Bourdieus work. Bourdieu in Algeria offers a unique focus on Kabylia, Algeria; theory; history; and anthropology.

About the Author

Jane E. Goodman is an associate professor in the Communication and Culture Department at Indiana University, Bloomington. She is the author of Berber Culture on the World Stage: From Village to Video. Paul A. Silverstein is an associate professor of anthropology at Reed College. He is the author of Algeria in France: Transpolitics, Race, and Nation and the coeditor of Memory and Violence in the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Contributors: Fanny Colonna, Dale Eickelman, Jane E. Goodman, Abdellah Hammoudi, Deborah Reed-Danahay, and Paul A. Silverstein

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803213623
Author:
Goodman, Jane E.
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Translator:
Fogarty, Patricia
Editor:
Silverstein, Paul A.
Editor:
Goodman, Jane E.; Silverstein, Paul A.
Author:
Fogarty, Patricia
Author:
Silverstein, Paul A.
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Ethnology
Subject:
Ethnologists
Subject:
Bourdieu, Pierre
Subject:
Ethnologists - Algeria - Kabylia
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
France Overseas: Studies in Empire and Decolonization
Publication Date:
20090731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 table
Pages:
290
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 0.89 lb

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