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Loïc Wacquant

French sociologist

1960   -  

country of citizenship: France
language of expression: French, English
educated at: HEC Paris, University of Chicago, Paris Nanterre University, University of Paris
occupation: anthropologist, sociologist, university teacher
award received: MacArthur Fellows Program

Loïc J. D. Wacquant (French: [lo'ik va'kɑ̃]; born 1960) is a sociologist and social anthropologist, specializing in urban sociology, urban poverty, racial inequality, the body, social theory and ethnography. Wacquant is currently a Professor of Sociology and Research Associate at the Earl Warren Legal Institute, University of California, Berkeley, where he is also affiliated with the Program in Medical Anthropology and the Center for Urban Ethnography, and Researcher at the 'Centre de sociologie européenne' in Paris. He has been a member of the Harvard Society of Fellows, a MacArthur Prize Fellow, and has won numerous grants including the Fletcher Foundation Fellowship and the Lewis Coser Award of the American Sociological Association.
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Urban Outcasts

author: Loïc Wacquant

Punir les pauvres

author: Loïc Wacquant

Body & Soul

author: Loïc Wacquant

Prisons of Poverty

author: Loïc Wacquant

Les prisons de la misère

author: Loïc Wacquant

Parias urbains

author: Loïc Wacquant

Punishing the Poor

author: Loïc Wacquant

Bourdieu Reader

author: Loïc Wacquant, Pierre Bourdieu



Marginality, ethnicity and penality in the neo-liberal city: an analytic cartography ( 2014 )

scientific article (publication date: 6 August 2014)

author: Loïc Wacquant

The Body, the Ghetto and the Penal State ( 2008 )

wetenschappelijk artikel

author: Loïc Wacquant

The New Global Vulgate ( 1999 )

journal article from 'The Baffler' published in 1999

author: Pierre Bourdieu, Loïc Wacquant

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