Loïc Wacquant

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Loïc Wacquant

Social Sciences Building 478
Research Interests
Incarnation, the penal state, comparative urban inequality and marginality, "race" as a principle of social vision and division, extreme social systems, politics of reason, social epistemology, classical and contemporary social theory.

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Representative Publications

Misère de l’ethnographie de la misère (2023)

Bourdieu in the City: Challenging Urban Theory (2023)

Voyage au pays des boxeurs (2022)

The Invention of the "Underclass": A Study in the Politics of Knowledge (2022)

Body and Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer (expanded anniversary edition, 2022)

Punishing the Poor: The Neoliberal Government of Social Insecurity (2009)

Prisons of Poverty (2009)

Urban Outcasts: A Comparative Sociology of Advanced Marginality (2008)

(ed.), Pierre Bourdieu and Democratic Politics (2005)

with Pierre Bourdieu: An Invitation to Reflexive Sociology (1992)