Luc Boltanski’s pragmatic sociology: A Bourdieusian critique:
Abstract: Luc Boltanski’s programme of pragmatic sociology, now gaining substantial attention among English-speaking sociologists, was forged in opposition to the supposed excesses and blind spots of Pierre ...
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...…constructed models of the social spaces of Sweden, Germany and the US, among many others, using the same data source, variables and methods as here (Atkinson, 2020b), and then had the opportunity to construct fresh models of the same three spaces using detailed bespoke surveys (Atkinson,…...
...…of social differentiation and distance, so they are all in tune with Bourdieu’s multidimensional, topological brand of relationalism – all that differs is the type(s) of variable they can array (see further Atkinson, 2020b; Blasius & Greenacre, 2006, 2014; DiFranco, 2016; Joye et al., 2020)....
...The ordinal structure of the variables was re-confirmed in the CatPCA using transformation plots (see Atkinson, 2020b)....
...Whatever the misreadings underpinning that perspective (see Atkinson, 2020a), it still raises the empirical question of whether belief in the myth of merit outweighs denunciation of the system and how exactly it corresponds with the social space....
...…of France, i.e. the proliferation of credentials and the growth of low-paid service work since the 1970s, therefore, and unlike in other countries (Atkinson, 2020b), the dominated class seems to remain almost as homogeneous in terms of capital composition in 2009 as it did three decades earlier....
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