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The Resource Body & soul : notebooks of an apprentice boxer, Loïc Wacquant

Body & soul : notebooks of an apprentice boxer, Loïc Wacquant

Label
Body & soul : notebooks of an apprentice boxer
Title
Body & soul
Title remainder
notebooks of an apprentice boxer
Statement of responsibility
Loïc Wacquant
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the late 1980s Wacquant, a white, French-born, French and American sociology graduate student, entered the Woodlawn gym on 63rd Street in Chicago and began training as a boxer. This text invites us to follow Wacquant's immersion into the everyday world of Chicago's boxers
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Cataloging source
CLO
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Corps et âme
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wacquant, Loïc J. D
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boxing
  • Sports
  • Inner cities
  • Sociology, Urban
  • Masculinity in popular culture
Label
Body & soul : notebooks of an apprentice boxer, Loïc Wacquant
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published under the title 'Corps et âme' -- France, 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Taste and ache of action, preface to the U.S. edition -- Prologue --The street and the ring. An island of order and virtue -- "The boys who beat the street" -- A scientifically savage practice -- The social logic of sparring -- An implicit and collective pedagogy -- Managing bodily capital -- Fight night at Studio 104. "You scared I might mess up 'cause you done messed up'" -- Weigh-in at the Illinois State Building -- An anxious afternoon -- Welcome to Studio 104 -- Pitiful preliminaries -- Strong beats Hannah by TKO in the fourth -- Make way for the exotic dancers -- "You stop two more guys and I'll stop drinkin'" -- "Busy" Louie at the Golden Gloves
Control code
ocm77571977
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiv, 274 p.
Isbn
9780195305623
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Body & soul : notebooks of an apprentice boxer, Loïc Wacquant
Publication
Note
Originally published under the title 'Corps et âme' -- France, 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Taste and ache of action, preface to the U.S. edition -- Prologue --The street and the ring. An island of order and virtue -- "The boys who beat the street" -- A scientifically savage practice -- The social logic of sparring -- An implicit and collective pedagogy -- Managing bodily capital -- Fight night at Studio 104. "You scared I might mess up 'cause you done messed up'" -- Weigh-in at the Illinois State Building -- An anxious afternoon -- Welcome to Studio 104 -- Pitiful preliminaries -- Strong beats Hannah by TKO in the fourth -- Make way for the exotic dancers -- "You stop two more guys and I'll stop drinkin'" -- "Busy" Louie at the Golden Gloves
Control code
ocm77571977
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiv, 274 p.
Isbn
9780195305623
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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