Pierre bourdieu: march 15 th , march 15 th , 2016. Structure: we are constrained by media and education institutions that discourage us from. We are also constrained by a certain modern idea that emotions should be balanced; that critical thought and encourage conformity. death and suffering should be repressed. Did military duty in algeria in the 1950s. Ethnographic study of social relations in kabylia. His theories are almost always generated out of qualitative and quantitative studies. Karl marx: on the centrality of class. Max weber: on socioeconomic class (beyond economic). Objective structure of social class and class relations condition individual"s everyday culture and interactions. Inequality stems from a multidimensional composition of different forms of capital (not just economic). Society is basically a field of struggle over capital; Social hierarchies develop around volume and composition of capital; One"s position in the hierarchy of capital may change a bit; but it"s usually relatively enduring.