Pierre Bourdieu: The relevance of his life, theories and key concepts in education

Pierre Bourdieu (1930–2002) was born to a working-class family in a small village in southern France called Denguin. Bourdieu’s father was a small farmer turned postal worker with little formal education, but he encouraged a young Bourdieu to pursue the best educational opportunities his country had to offer. Bourdieu took his father’s advice, eventually gaining … Continue reading Pierre Bourdieu: The relevance of his life, theories and key concepts in education