What is a social theory of Pierre Bourdieu?

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Pierre Bourdieu was a French sociologist who developed his theory on-field production through multiple studies, mainly ‘Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste’ and ‘The Field of Cultural Production.’ In his field theory, he developed a concept that helped to “explain the relationship between people’s practices and the contexts in which those practices occur” with people as participants of fields that are “fluid and dynamic, rather than static, entities.” With the social world taking center stage, Bourdieu refers to it as one that consists of multidimensional spaces – fields and so-called sub-fields that can be “a series of institutions, rules, rituals, conventions, categories, designations. Those fields...
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