Portraits


   

Willem Schinkel and Marc Schuilenburg, “Loïc Wacquant,” in Marc Schuilenburg, Sjoerd van Tuinen, Bram Ieven and Aukje van Rooden (eds.), De nieuwe Franse filosofie Denkers en thema's voor de 21e eeuw, Amsterdam, Boom, 2011, pp. 243-253. [For all lovers of Dutch out there...]
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"My Top Five Books in Sociology (with Apologies to the Next 95)" Sociologie Magazine (Amsterdam, Spring 2011). [A very tough assignment, try it.]
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“Vie et portrait,” in Encyclopædia Universalis (Paris, Universalia, 2010). [Every little French boy or girl dreams one day of having an article in the EU!]
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“Join a Gym or a Stamp Club, Says Boxing Professor” (interview with Max Farrar). Network: The Magazine of the British Sociological Association (Summer 2010): 28-29. [That is, learn about social life by having one + there are great sociological lessons to be drawn from participating in small things.]
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“Nothing Beyond Its Reach.” Chronicle of Higher Education 51-49, Special  section on the Centennial of the American Sociological Association (12 August 2005): B14. On the occasion of the American Sociological Association's centennial, The Chronicle asked seven sociologists to discuss what attracted them to the field, what they consider to be the discipline's fortes and failings, and where they'd like to see it go from here. [A mighty moment for homo sociologicus americanus.]
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“Busy Louie in the Ring: A Sociologist Among Prizefighters,” in Michael Berkowitz and Ruti Ungar (eds.), Fighting Back? Jewish and Black Boxers in Britain, London, University College of London Press, 2007, pp. 106-113. [The life I forever regret I had to leave behind.]
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Reprints & Translations 

Italian translation: “‘Busy’ Louie sul ring: un sociologo tra i pugili professionisti,” Lancilloto e nausica (Rome), Summer 2008, pp. 40-53.
German translation: “‘Busy Louie’ im Ring: Ein Soziologe unter Preisboxern,” Berliner Debatte Initial. Zeitschrift für sozialwissenschaftlichen Diskurs, 12-1 (January 2001): 30-35.
Spanish translation (abridged version): “La letra con sangre entra,” Mística de Olé 180 (Buenos Aires), 2000: 40-43.

"Professor Faust." Facts, 45, September 2003, pp. 84-86.
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 Emily Eakin, "A Professor Who Refuses to Pull his Punches," New York Times, 8 November 2003, "Arts and Ideas."
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Q&A: A Conversation with Loïc Wacquant.” California Monthly 114-3 (December 2003): 24-28.

“The Tasks of Social Theory.” European Journal of Social Theory 1-1 (July 1998): 132-133.
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