Bourdieu Study Group Members’ Publications


Austin, G. ed. 2016. New Uses of Bourdieu in Film and Media. Oxford: Berghahn. Available here

Brosnan, C., Southgate, E., Outram, S., Lempp, H., Wright, S., Saxby, T., Harris, G., Bennett, A. and Kelly, B. (2016) ‘Experiences of medical students who are first in family to attend university’ Medical Education 50(8): 842-851 Available here

Crossley, S. (2016) ‘“Realising the (troubled family)”, “crafting the neoliberal state”’, Families, Relationships and Societies, 5, 2, 263-79 Available here


Crossley, S. (2016) The Troubled Families Programme: in, for and against the state? In M. Fenger, J. Hudson and C. Needham (eds.) Social Policy Review 28: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, Bristol: Policy Press. pp 127-146 Available here

Curran, D. (2016) Risk, Power, and Inequality in the 21st Century. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Available here

Dean, J. (2016) ‘Recruiting young volunteers in an area of selective education: A qualitative case study.’ British Journal of Sociology of Education, 37 (4): 643-61. Available here

Dean, J. (2016) ‘Recruiting young volunteers in an area of selective education: A qualitative case study.’ British Journal of Sociology of Education, 37 (4): 643-61. Available here

Dean, J. (2017) Doing Reflexivity: An Introduction. Bristol: Policy Press. Available here.

Dean, J. (2014) ‘The role of the reflexive self in Mailer’s protests.’ Contention: The Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Protest, 1 (2): 11-26. Available here

Dean, J. (2013) Cultures of Participation: Delivering Youth Volunteering in Contemporary Britain. Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Kent. Available here

Dean, J. (2016) ‘Class diversity and youth volunteering in the UK: Applying Bourdieu’s habitus and cultural capital.’ Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 45 (1S): 95-113. Available here

Dirk, W.P. and Gelderblom, D. (2016). Higher Education Policy Change and the Hysteresis Effect: Bourdieusian Analysis of Transformation at the Site of a Post-Apartheid university. Higher Education. DOI:10.1007/s10734-016-0051-7 (Available online first). Available here

Dicks, B. (2016) ‘The Habitus of Heritage: a Discussion of Bourdieu’s Ideas for Visitor Studies in Heritage and Museums’, Museum & Society, Volume 14, No 1. Available here and here

Di Stefano, A. (2016) Weak (Cultural) Field: A Bourdieuian Approach to Social Media pp. 141-161 in G. Austin (ed), New Uses of Bourdieu in Film and Media Studies, London, Bergahan. ISBN 978- 1-78533- 167-1 Available here

Dubois V. (2015) Culture as a Vocation. Sociology of Career Choices in Cultural Management, Routledge CRESC series Available here

Dubois V., Méon  J.-M & Pierru E. (2013) The Sociology of Wind Bands. Amateur Music Between Cultural Domination and Autonomy, Ashgate. Available here

Dubois V. (2010) The Bureaucrat and the Poor. Encounters in French Welfare Offices, Ashgate. Available here

Dubois V. (2014) “The State, Legal Rigor and the Poor : The Daily Practice of Welfare Control”n Social Analysis, 58(3): 38-55. Available here

Dubois V. (2014) “What has become of the ‘new petite bourgeoisie’ ? The case of cultural managers in France” in Philippe Coulangeon, Julien Duval, eds., The Routledge Companion to Bourdieu’s ‘Distinction’, Routledge: 78-93. Available here

Dubois V. (2014) “The Fields of Public Policy” in Hilgers (M.) and Mangez (E.), eds., Bourdieu’s Theory of Social Fields : Concept and Applications, Milton Park, New York, Routledge: 199-220. Available here

Dubois V., Méon  J.-M (2013) “The social conditions of cultural domination. Field, sub-field and local spaces of wind music in France”, Cultural Sociology, 7(2): 127-144. Available here

Dubois V. (2011) “Cultural Capital Theory vs. Cultural Policy Beliefs : How Pierre Bourdieu could have become a Cultural Policy Advisor and why he did not”, Poetics, 39-6: 491-506. Available here

Ernst, J. 2016. The Logic of Nursing Work: An Organizational Ethnography of Practice. In: Pedersen, A. R. & Humle, D. M. (eds.) Doing Organizational Ethnography. New York: Routledge Available here

Ernst, J. 2016. Evidence-based nursing in the IED: From caring to curing? Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies 6, 47 – 66. Available here

Flynn, N (2015). “Turning a Bourdieuian lens on English teaching in Primary Schools”, Chapter 10 in: Mark Murphy and Cristina Coster (eds),Theory as Method in Research: On Bourdieu, Education and Society,  Oxford: Taylor and Francis Available here

Flynn, N (2015) “Teachers’ Habitus for Teaching English”,  English in Australia, 50 (1), 21 – 29 Available here

Flynn, N (2015), “Disambiguating with Bourdieu: unravelling policy from practice in the teaching of children with English as an additional language”, Literacy (Methodology Matters Special Edition), 49 (1), 20 – 27 Available here

Fowler, Bridget (2016) Bourdieu, Field of Cultural Production and Cinema: Illuminations and Blind Spots, pp 13-34 in ed Guy Austin, New Uses of Bourdieu in Film and Media Studies, New York: Berghahn. Available here

Fox E. (2014) Society, Power and Climate Change: A social critique of public climate change receptivity in Ireland. PhD thesis. National University of Ireland, Galway.  Available here

Fox, E. (2014) Bourdieu’s Relational View of Interactions: A Reply to Bottero and Crossley. Cultural Sociology 8 (2): 204-211. Doi: 10.1177/1749975513507242 Available here  [Also further blog posts expanding the article here and here]

Friedman, S., O’Brien, D., Laurison, D. (2016) ‘‘Like skydiving without a parachute’: How Class Origin Shapes Occupational Trajectories in British Acting’, Sociology (published online before print 28 Feb – Available here

Go, J. and Krause, M. 2016. Fielding Transnationalism. Sociological Review Monograph. London/New York: Sage. Available here

Go, J. and Krause, M. 2016. “Fielding Transnationalism: An Introduction.” Sociological Review 64 (2): 6-30 Available here

Jones, S. (2015) ”You would expect the successful person to be the man”: Gendered Symbolic Violence in UK HE Entrepreneurship Education International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship vol. 7 no. 3 303 – 320 Available here

Jones, S. (2014) Gendered discourses of entrepreneurship in UK higher education: The fictive entrepreneur and the fictive student International Small Business Journal vol. 32 no. 3 237-258 Available here 

Krause, M. 2016. “‘Western Hegemony in the Social Sciences’: Fields and Model Systems.” Sociological Review 64 (2): 194-211. Available here

Hensby, A. (2015) Networks of non-participation: comparing ‘supportive’, ‘unsupportive’ and ‘undecided’ non-participants in the UK student protests against fees and cuts.  Sociology, 1-18. Published online before print October 13, 2015 doi: 10.1177/0038038515608113. Available here

Hensby, A. (2014) Networks, counter-networks and political socialisation – paths and barriers to high-cost/risk activism in the 2010/11 student protests against fees and cuts. Contemporary Social Science, 9(1), 92-105. Available here

Hindhede, AL (2016). Neighbourhood renewal, participation, and social capital in deprived areas: unintended consequences in a Nordic context. European Societies, 1-25. Available here

Hindhede, AL (2014). Prediabetic categorisation: the making of a new person. Health, Risk and Society, 16(7-8), 600-614 Available here

Hindhede, AL & Larsen, K (2013). The rise and fall of audiology in Denmark, 1950-2010 – a field perspective. Praktiske Grunde. Tidsskrift for kultur-og samfundsvidenskab (1-2: Velfærdsstat, sundhed og kroppe under forandring),  41-52 Available  here

Huc-Hepher, S. (2016). The Material Dynamics of a London-French Blog: A Multimodal Reading of Migrant Habitus. Modern Languages Open. Available here

Kerr, R. & Robinson, S. (2015) Architecture, symbolic capital and elite mobilizations: The case of the Royal Bank of Scotland corporate campus. Organization. Available here

Kerr, R., Robinson, S. K., and Elliott, C. (2016) Modernism, postmodernism and corporate power: historicising the architectural typology of the corporate campus. Management and Organizational History, 11(2), pp. 123-146.  Available here

Laurison, D. and Friedman, S. (2016) ‘The Class Pay Gap in Higher Professional and Managerial Occupations’, American Sociological Review  81 (4) 668-695 Available here

McDonald, R., Furtado, V. and McDonald, R. (2016) Managing madness, murderers and paedophiles: Understanding change in the field of English forensic psychiatry. Social Science & Medicine, 164, 12-18. Available here

Milton, S. 2016; ‘Becoming more of myself’: Safe sensuality, salsa and ageing. European Journal of Women’s Studies, [published online before print, August 4, 2016, doi: 10.1177/1350506816660992]. Available here

Milton, S., Buckner, S., Salway, S., Powell, K., Moffatt, S. & J. Green, 2015; Understanding welfare conditionality in the context of a generational habitus a qualitative study of older citizens in England. Journal of Aging Studies, 34, pp. 113-122. Available here

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Morrin, K (2015) Bourdieu, Haunting and Struggling with Ghosts, in Thatcher, J. Ingram, N. Burke, C. And Abrahams, J. (eds) Bourdieu the Next Generation: the development of bourdieu a intellectual heritage in contemporary UK sociology, London: Routledge Available here

Oncini, F. and Guetto, R. (2017) ‘Determinants of dietary compliance among Italian children: Disentangling the effect of social origins using Bourdieu’s cultural capital theory’ Sociology of Health and Illness, 39 (1): 1-16. Available here 

Rainford, J. (2016). Targeting of widening participation measures by elite institutions: widening access or simply aiding recruitment? Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 1-6. Available here 


Robbins, Derek  (2014)  Cultural Relativism and International Politics, Sage Swifts, Los Angeles/London/New Delhi/Singapore/Wasshington DC, Sage Publications. Available here

Robbins, Derek (2015)  review of Bourdieu, ed. T. Yacine, Algerian Sketches, for Sociologica, 3,2014. On-line publication:   Available here

Robbins, Derek (2015)  review of P. Gorski, ed., Bourdieu and Historical Analysis, 2013, Duke University Press, in Journal of Critical Realism, 14, 4, 429-434.

Robbins, Derek (2015) “Pierre Bourdieu and Jacques Rancière on art/aesthetics and politics: the origins of disagreement, 1963-1985”, British Journal of Sociology, 66. 4, 738-758. Available here

Robbins, Derek (2015) Preface to Thatcher et al., eds., The Next Generation.  The Development of Bourdieu’s Intellectual Heritage in Contemporary UK Sociology, London/New York, Routledge, xvi-xxvii. Available here

Robbins, Derek (2016)  ‘Phenomenology and Poststructuralism’ in S.Sim, ed., The Edinburgh Companion to Critical Theory, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 91-108 Available here


Robbins, Derek (2016)  Préface, in Simon Susen, Pierre Bourdieu et la distinction sociale.  Un essai philosophique, Oxford/Bern/Berlin/Brussels/Frankfurt/New York/Vienna, Peter Lang, 1-30. ISBN 978-3-0343-1913-3 br Available here


Robbins, Derek (2016)  Ed. The Anthem Companion to Bourdieu, Anthem Press. Editor’s introduction + two chapters. Available here


Varriale, S. (2016). Globalization, Music and Cultures of Distinction: The Rise of Pop Music Criticism in Italy. Palgrave Macmillan – Available here

Scambler S, Newton P, Asimakopoulou K (2014) The Context of Self-care within Diabetes. Health. Online First (1/4/14) Available here

Scambler S (2012) Bourdieu in Practice: Field, capital and habitus in the study of long term disabling conditions.  In Scambler G ed.  Contemporary Theorists for Medical Sociology.  London: Routledge. Available here

Scambler S, (2014) Bourdieu and Health.  In W Cockerham ed. Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. Available here

Scambler S and Newton P (2011) Capital Transactions, Disruptions and the Emergence of Personal Capital in a Lifeworld Under Attack. Social Theory and Health.  9 (2), pp130-146. Available here

Susen, Simon (2016) ‘Reconstructing the Self: A Goffmanian Perspective’, in Harry F. Dahms and Eric R. Lybeck (eds.) Reconstructing Social Theory, History and Practice, Book Series: Current Perspectives in Social Theory, Volume 35, Bingley: Emerald, pp. 111-143. Available here

Susen, Simon (2016) ‘The Sociological Challenge of Reflexivity in Bourdieusian Thought’, in Derek Robbins (ed.) The Anthem Companion to Pierre Bourdieu, London: Anthem Press, pp. 49-93. Available here

Susen, Simon (2016) ‘Further Reflections on the “Postmodern Turn” in the Social Sciences: A Reply to William Outhwaite’, International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society, Online First, pp. 1-10. Available here


Susen, Simon (2016) Pierre Bourdieu et la distinction sociale. Un essai philosophique, Oxford: Peter Lang, 170 pp. Available here

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Susen, Simon (2016) ‘Towards a Critical Sociology of Dominant Ideologies: An Unexpected Reunion between Pierre Bourdieu and Luc Boltanski’, Cultural Sociology, 10(2), pp. 195-246. Available here

Susen, Simon (2016) ‘Scattered Remarks on the Concept of Engagement: A Socio-Philosophical Approach’, Philosophy and Society, 27(2), pp. 459-463. Available here

Stahl, G. (2016) ‘The Practice of ‘Othering’ in Reaffirming White Working-Class Boys’ Conceptions of Normative Identities.’ Journal of Youth Studies. (online) Available here

Stahl, G., & Baars, S. (2016) ‘How ‘space’ and ‘place’ contribute to occupational aspirations as a value-constituting practice for working-class males.’ Education + Training. Vol. 58. Issue 3, 313-327. Available here

Stahl, G. (2016) ‘Doing Bourdieu Justice: Thinking with and Beyond Bourdieu’ British Journal of Sociology of Education. Vol. 37. Issue 7. 1091-1103. Available here

Sweetman, P. (2003) ‘Twenty-first century dis-ease? Habitual reflexivity or the reflexive habitus’, The Sociological Review, 51 (4): 528-549. Available here

Sweetman, P. (2009) ‘Revealing habitus, illuminating practice: Bourdieu, photography and visual methods’, The Sociological Review, 57 (3): 491-511. Available here

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Thatcher, J., Ingram, N., Burke, C., and Abrahams, J. (eds) (2015)  Bourdieu: The Next Generation: The Development of Bourdieu’s Intellectual Heritage in Contemporary UK Sociology. Routledge. Available here

Thatcher, J. and Halvorsrud, K. (2015) ‘Migrating Habitus: A Comparative Case Study of Polish and South African Migrants in the UK’ in Thatcher, J., Ingram, N., Burke, C., and Abrahams, J. (eds) Bourdieu: The Next Generation: The Development of Bourdieu’s Intellectual Heritage in Contemporary UK Sociology. Oxon: Routledge. Available here

Theodorakopoulos, N., Hart, M., Burke, G., Stephan, U.,  Braidford, P., Allinson, G., Houston, M. and Jones, S. (2015) Sociology of Enterprise BIS Research Paper No. 238 Available here 

WEBSTER, J., GIBBINS, N., HALFORD, S. & HRACS, B. J. 2016. Towards a Theoretical Approach for Analysing Music Recommender Systems as Sociotechnical Cultural Intermediaries. Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Web Science. Hannover, Germany: ACM Available here

Xu, C. L. (2016). Mainland Chinese students at an elite Hong Kong university: Habitus-field disjuncture in a transborder context. [doi: 10.1080/01425692.2016.1158642]. British Journal of Sociology of Education (online first), 1-13. Available here




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