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
Title variation
Body and soul
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
Member of
Cataloging source
CLO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wacquant, Loïc J. D
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Originally published in French as: Corps et âme
LC call number
GV1136.8
LC item number
.W3213 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boxing
  • Sports
  • Inner cities
  • Sociology, Urban
  • Masculinity in popular culture
  • Boxing
  • Inner cities
  • Masculinity in popular culture
  • Sociology, Urban
  • Sports
  • Illinois
  • United States
Label
Body & soul : notebooks of an apprentice boxer, Loïc Wacquant
Instantiates
Publication
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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Oxford University Press pbk.
Extent
xiv, 274 pages
Isbn
9780195305623
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)77571977
  • (OCoLC)ocm77571977
Label
Body & soul : notebooks of an apprentice boxer, Loïc Wacquant
Publication
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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Oxford University Press pbk.
Extent
xiv, 274 pages
Isbn
9780195305623
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)77571977
  • (OCoLC)ocm77571977

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