Pierre Bourdieu and Democratic Politics: The Mystery of Ministry
June 2005, Polity
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- First systematic presentation of Bourdieu’s views on democratic politics.
- The volume includes two key essays by Bourdieu on the political field and political representation, and a very influential essay by Bourdieu and Wacquant on the dangers of American cultural imperialism in the intellectual world.
- The remaining essays demonstrate the richness and fruitfulness of Bourdieu’s ideas by analysing voting, public opinion polls, parties and state-building.
- Provides a rigorous analysis of Bourdieu’s own political engagements and his treatment of the role of reason and recognition in political life.