Pierre Bourdieu - Quotes

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The function of sociology, as of every science, is to reveal that which is hidden. ---->>>

The point of my work is to show that culture and education aren't simply hobbies or minor influences. They are hugely important in the affirmation of differences between groups and social classes and in the reproduction of those differences. ---->>>

Practice has a logic which is not that of the logician. ---->>>

The most successful ideological effects are those which have no need for words, and ask no more than complicitous silence. ---->>>

Television enjoys a de facto monopoly on what goes into the heads of a significant part of the population and what they think. ---->>>

I think if I hadn't become a sociologist, I would have become very anti-intellectual. ---->>>

The point of my work is to show that culture and education aren't simply hobbies or minor influences.

The point of my work is to show that culture and education aren't simply hobbies or minor influences.

Symbolic violence is violence wielded with tacit complicity between its victims and its agents, insofar as both remain unconscious of submitting to or wielding it. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: 08-01, 1930
Birthplace: Denguin, France
Die: 01-23, 2002
Occupation: Sociologist
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Pierre Bourdieu (French: [buʁdjø]; 1 August 1930 – 23 January 2002) was a French sociologist, anthropologist, philosopher, and renowned public intellectual. Bourdieu's work was primarily concerned with the dynamics of power in society, and especially the diverse and subtle ways in which power is transferred and social order maintained within and across generations (wikipedia)