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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities H-index 142 Citations 438,049 319 World Ranking 1 National Ranking 1

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Awards & Achievements

2001 - Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy

2000 - Huxley Memorial Medal, Royal Anthropological Institute, United Kingdom

1993 - CNRS Gold Medal, French National Centre for Scientific Research Sociology

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • World War II
  • Law
  • Social science

Pierre Bourdieu mostly deals with Epistemology, Social science, Field, Habitus and Social space. His Epistemology research includes themes of Craft and Symbolic power. His Social science research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Reproduction, Environmental ethics and Politics.

His Field research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Power, Capital and State. His biological study deals with issues like Action, which deal with fields such as Inclusion and Relation. His research integrates issues of Social relation, Institution and Delegation in his study of Social space.

His most cited work include:

  • Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste (19615 citations)
  • Outline of a Theory of Practice. (14033 citations)
  • The logic of practice (9782 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Pierre Bourdieu spends much of his time researching Epistemology, Humanities, Social science, Field and Habitus. Pierre Bourdieu interconnects Reflexivity and Politics, Symbolic power in the investigation of issues within Epistemology.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Epistemology (11.89%)
  • Humanities (9.91%)
  • Social science (9.25%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2007-2020)?

  • Humanities (9.91%)
  • Social science (9.25%)
  • Habitus (5.95%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Humanities, Social science, Habitus, Politics and Field are his primary areas of study. His Humanities study frequently links to adjacent areas such as Cultural studies. His research is interdisciplinary, bridging the disciplines of Space and Habitus.

Politics and State are frequently intertwined in his study.

Between 2007 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Questions de sociologie (425 citations)
  • Cultural Reproduction and Social Reproduction (325 citations)
  • Le métier de sociologue (166 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • World War II
  • Law
  • Social science

His primary areas of study are Humanities, Politics, Habitus, Social science and Symbolic power. The study incorporates disciplines such as Publishing, Social legitimacy and Field in addition to Humanities. His studies deal with areas such as Martial arts and Art history as well as Politics.

Pierre Bourdieu has researched Habitus in several fields, including Space, Social space, Relationalism and Metaphor. He has included themes like Political action and Political sociology in his Social science study. His Symbolic power research also works with subjects such as

  • Social order that intertwine with fields like Cultural capital and State,
  • Constitution which intersects with area such as Symbolic capital.

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Top Publications

Outline of a theory of practice

Pierre Bourdieu;Richard Nice.
(1972)

56588 Citations

Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste

Pierre Bourdieu.
(1979)

49102 Citations

The logic of practice

Pierre Bourdieu.
(1980)

31742 Citations

Outline of a Theory of Practice.

Arthur W. Frank;Pierre Bourdieu.
Contemporary Sociology (1980)

29875 Citations

Language and Symbolic Power

Ian Buchanan;Pierre Bourdieu;Gino Raymond;Matthew Adamson.
(1991)

27946 Citations

Reproduction in education, society and culture

Pierre Bourdieu;Jean Claude Passeron.
(1970)

24103 Citations

An Invitation to Reflexive Sociology

Pierre Bourdieu;Loïc J. D. Wacquant.
(1992)

23842 Citations

Language and Symbolic Power.

Murray Edelman;Pierre Bourdieu;John B. Thompson;Gino Raymond.
Social Forces (1992)

7950 Citations

Razões práticas: sobre a teoria da ação

Pierre Bourdieu.
(2005)

7039 Citations

La distinción: criterios y bases sociales del gusto

Pierre Bourdieu.
(1988)

5725 Citations

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