Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste

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1984
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0674212770
9780674212770
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613
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Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste is a 1979 book by Pierre Bourdieu, based upon the author's empirical research from 1963 until 1968. A sociological report about the state of French culture, Distinction was first published in English translation in 1984. In 1998 the International Sociological Association voted Distinction as one of the ten most important sociology books of the 20th century.

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Daniel Venge Bagge