Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste

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Harvard University Press, 1984 - 613 páginas
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
•. Preface to the English-Language Edition. xi.
. Introduction. 1.
Part I. A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste. 9.
1. The Aristocracy of Culture. 11.
. The Titles of Cultural Nobility. 18.
. Cultural Pedigree. 63.
Part II. The Economy of Practices. 97.
2. The Social Space and Its Transformations. 99.
. Class Condition and Social Conditioning. 101.
. A Three-Dimensional Space. 114.
. Reconversion Strategies. 125.
3. The Habitus and the Space of Life-Styles. 169.
. The Homology between the Spaces. 175.
. The Universes of Stylistic Possibles. 208.
4. The Dynamics of the Fields. 226.
. The Correspondence between Goods Production and Taste Production. 230.
. Symbolic Struggles. 244.
Part III. Class Tastes and Life-Styles. 257.
5. The Sense of Distinction. 260.
. The Modes of Appropriation of the Work of Art. 267.
. The Variants of the Dominant Taste. 283.
. The Mark of Time. 295.
. Temporal and Spiritual Powers. 315.
6. Cultural Goodwill. 318.
. Knowledge and Recognition. 319.
. Education and the Autodidact. 328.
. Slope and Thrust. 331.
. The Variants of Petit-Bourgeois Taste. 339.
. The Declining Petite Bourgeoisie. 346.
. The Executant Petite Bourgeoisie. 351.
. The New Petite Bourgeoisie. 354.
. From Duty to the Fun Ethic. 365.
7. The Choice of the Necessary. 372.
. The Taste for Necessity and the Principle of Conformity. 374.
. The Effects of Domination. 386.
8. Culture and Politics. 397.
. Selective Democracy. 399.
. Status and Competence. 405.
. The Right to Speak. 411.
. Personal Opinion. 414.
. The Modes of Production of Opinion. 417.
. Dispossession and Misappropriation. 426.
. Moral Order and Political Order. 432.
. Class Habitus and Political Opinions. 437.
. Supply and Demand. 440.
. The Political Space. 451.
. The Specific Effect of Trajectory. 453.
. Political Language. 459.
. Conclusion: Classes and Classifications. 466.
. Embodied Social Structures. 467.
. Knowledge without Concepts. 470.
. Advantageous Attributions. 475.
. The Classification Struggle. 479.
. The Reality of Representation and the Representation of Reality. 482.
. Postscript: Towards a ‘Vulgar’ Critique of ‘Pure’ Critiques. 485.
. Disgust at the ‘Facile’. 486.
. The ‘Taste of Reflection’ and the ‘Taste of Sense’. 488.
. A Denied Social Relationship. 491.
. Parerga and Paralipomena. 494.
. The Pleasure of the Text. 498.
. Appendices. 503.
1. Some Reflections on the Method. 503.
2. Complementary Sources. 519.
3. Statistical Data. 525.
4. Associations: A Parlour Game. 546.
. Notes. 561.
. Credits. 605.
. Index. 607.
. Tables. .
1. Class preferences for singers and music. 15.
2. Aesthetic disposition, by education capital. 36.
3. Aesthetic disposition, by class and education. 37.
4. Knowledge of composers and musical works, by education and class of origin. 64.
5. Furniture purchases in the dominant class, by education and social origin. 78.
6. Some indicators of economic capital in different fractions of the dominant class, 1966. 117.
7. Some indicators of cultural practice in different fractions of the dominant class, 1966. 118.
8. Types of books preferred by different fractions of the dominant class, 1966. 119.
9. Social origin of members of the dominant class, by class fraction, 1970. 121.
10. Rate of employment of women aged 25-34, by education, 1962 and 1968. 134.
11. Changes in morphology and asset structure of the class fractions, 1954-1975. 136.
12. Changes in morphology and asset structure of the class fractions, 1954-1968. 138.
13. Morphological changes within the dominant class, 1954-1975. 140.
14. Morphological changes within the middle class, 1954-1975. 140.
15. Changes in class morphology and use of educational system, 1954-1968. 158.
16. Annual household expenditures on food: skilled manual workers, foremen and clerical workers, 1972. 181.
17. Yearly spending by teachers, professionals and industrial and commercial employers, 1972
 

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It's dated, overlong, and the prose is convoluted; however, the insights into the social construction of taste are thought provoking. Why do we like what we like? How much of our preferences are due ... Leer reseña completa

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Índice

Parti
5
fractions of the dominant
18
The Economy of Practices
97
The Habitus and the Space of LifeStyles
169
Conditions of existence habitus and lifestyle
171
The food space
186
class 1972
188
Variations in entertaining by class fraction 1978
198
The Choice of the Necessary
372
Awareness of social factors in educational and social success by class fraction 1971
388
Views on ways of reducing inequality by class fraction 1970
389
Culture and Politics
397
Dont know responses to political questions by sex 1971
403
Dont know responses to questions on teaching by educational level 1970
404
Permissiveness and political preference
423
Opinions on foreign policy and political preference
427

Variations in value placed by Frenchwomen on body beauty and beauty care 1976
202
Class variations in sports activities and opinions on sport 1975
216
The Dynamics of the Fields
226
Ideal homes
248
Class Tastes and LifeStyles
258
the space of properties
262
simplified plane diagram of 1st and 3rd axes of inertia
266
I
271
Classfraction variations in moral attitudes
312
Cultural Goodwill
318
Opinions on literary prizes by class fraction 1969
320
Chances of entering the dominant class and fertility rates by class fraction 197071
332
the space of properties
340
simplified plane diagram of 1st and 3rd axes of inertia
343
II
361
Knowledge and preferences of established and new petite bourgeoisie in Paris and in the provinces
364
responses to question on the business world and politics by class fraction 1971
429
responses to question on the new socialism by sex class fraction and party 1971
430
Views on political order and moral order by class fraction 19591972
436
Newspaper reading by men by educational level 1975
445
Newspaper reading by men and women by class fraction 1975
446
Percentage of each class fraction reading each daily and weekly paper
448
Figures
449
Distribution of preferences for three musical works 17
450
The political space
452
Classes and Classifications
466
Towards a Vulgar Critique of Pure
485
Notes
561
Specific competence and talk about art 90
573
Credits
605
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