Pierre Bourdieu, in Pour un mouvement social européen,
Le Monde Diplomatique, juin 1999 — Pages 1, 16 et 17, aussi in Contre-feux 2, Raisons d'agir, 2001, p. 13-23

"L'histoire sociale enseigne qu'il n'y a pas de politique sociale sans un mouvement social capable de l'imposer ( et que ce n'est pas le marché, comme on tente de le faire croire aujourd'hui, mais le mouvement social qui a « civilisé » l'économie de marché, tout en contribuant grandement à son efficacité ). En conséquence, la question, pour tous ceux qui veulent réellement opposer une Europe sociale à une Europe des banques et de la monnaie, flanquée d'une Europe policière et pénitentiaire ( déjà très avancée ) et d'une Europe militaire ( conséquence probable de l'intervention au Kosovo ), est de savoir comment mobiliser les forces capables de parvenir à cette fin et à quelles instances demander ce travail de mobilisation. "


samedi 31 mars 2012

à paraître: Bourdieu and Historical Analysis • edited by Philip S. Gorski

Bourdieu and Historical Analysis 
edited by Philip S. Gorski 
Duke University Press
à paraître en 2012

Description
The French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu had a broader theoretical agenda than is generally acknowledged. Introducing this innovative collection of essays, Philip S. Gorski argues that Bourdieu's reputation as a theorist of social reproduction is the misleading result of his work's initial reception among Anglophone readers, who focused primarily on his mid-career thought. Bourdieu's entire body of work reveals him as a theorist of social transformation as well as reproduction. Gorski maintains that Bourdieu was initially engaged with the question of social transformation, that the question of historical change never disappeared from his view, and that it re-emerged with great force at the end of his career.
The contributors to Bourdieu and Historical Analysis explore this expanded understanding of Bourdieu's thought and its potential contributions to analyses of large-scale social change and historical crisis. In their essays, they offer a primer on his concepts and methods, and put those into conversation with alternative approaches, including rational choice, Lacanian psychoanalysis, pragmatism, Latour’s actor-network theory, and the new sociology of ideas. Several contributors examine Bourdieu’s work on subjects such as literature and sports. Others extend his thinking in new directions, applying it to nationalism and to social policy. Taken together, the essays initiate an important conversation about Bourdieu’s approach to sociohistorical change.

Contributors
. Craig Calhoun, Charles Camic, Christophe Charle, Jacques Defrance, Mustafa Emirbayer, Ivan Ermakoff, Gil Eyal, Chad Alan Goldberg, Philip S. Gorski, Robert A. Nye, Erik Schneiderhan, Gisele Sapiro, George Steinmetz, David Swartz
Philip S. Gorski is Professor of Sociology and of Religious Studies at Yale University, where he directs the European and Russian Studies Program and co-directs the Center for Comparative Research and the MacMillan Initiative on Religion, Politics, and Society. He is the author of The Protestant Ethic Revisited and The Disciplinary Revolution: Calvinism and the Rise of the State in Early Modern Europe.

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