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The bachelors' ball : the crisis of peasant society in Béarn / Pierre Bourdieu ; translated by Richard Nice.

By: Bourdieu, Pierre, 1930-2002
Language: English Original language: French Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2008.Description: viii, 205 p. : ill., plan ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780226067490; 0226067491; 9780226067506 (pbk); 0226067505 (pbk)Uniform titles: Bal des célibataires English DDC classification: 306.81/520944716
Contents:
Bachelorhood and the peasant condition -- The system of matrimonial exchanges in traditional peasant society -- Internal contradictions and anomy -- The opposition between the bourg and the hameaux -- The peasant and his body -- Conclusion -- Bibliographical notes -- Changes in population, 1836-1954 -- Dialogue between a villager and a peasant -- Another dialogue between a villager and a bachelor -- The exemplary tale of a younger son from a modest family -- Excessive maternal authority and bachelorhood -- An attempt to generalize : bachelorhood in 16 rural cantons in Brittany.
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Articles previously published in 1962, 1972, and 1989.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Bachelorhood and the peasant condition -- The system of matrimonial exchanges in traditional peasant society -- Internal contradictions and anomy -- The opposition between the bourg and the hameaux -- The peasant and his body -- Conclusion -- Bibliographical notes -- Changes in population, 1836-1954 -- Dialogue between a villager and a peasant -- Another dialogue between a villager and a bachelor -- The exemplary tale of a younger son from a modest family -- Excessive maternal authority and bachelorhood -- An attempt to generalize : bachelorhood in 16 rural cantons in Brittany.

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