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    The Reflexive Habitus : Critical Realist and Bourdieusian Social Action.Claire Laurier Decoteau - 2016 - European Journal of Social Theory 19 (3):303-321.
    The critical realist and Bourdieusian conceptions of action fundamentally disagree on a number of fronts: the synthetic versus dualistic relationship between structure and agency; the social nature of the self/body; the link between morphogenesis and reflexivity. Despite these differences, this article argues that re-reading Bourdieu’s theories with attention to some of the core tenets of critical realism can provide insights into how the habitus is capable of reflexivity and social change. In particular, this article reworks Bourdieu’s theory of habitus by (...)
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    The AART of Ethnography: A Critical Realist Explanatory Research Model.Claire Laurier Decoteau - 2017 - Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 47 (1):58-82.
    Critical realism is a philosophy of science, which has made significant contributions to epistemic debates within sociology. And yet, its contributions to ethnographic explanation have yet to be fully elaborated. Drawing on ethnographic data on the health-seeking behavior of HIV-infected South Africans, the paper compares and contrasts critical realism with grounded theory, extended case method and the pragmatist method of abduction. In so doing, it argues that critical realism makes a significant contribution to causal explanation in ethnographic research in three (...)
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    The AART of Ethnography: A Critical Realist Explanatory Research Model.Claire Laurier Decoteau - 2016 - Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 46 (4).
    Critical realism is a philosophy of science, which has made significant contributions to epistemic debates within sociology. And yet, its contributions to ethnographic explanation have yet to be fully elaborated. Drawing on ethnographic data on the health-seeking behavior of HIV-infected South Africans, the paper compares and contrasts critical realism with grounded theory, extended case method and the pragmatist method of abduction. In so doing, it argues that critical realism makes a significant contribution to causal explanation in ethnographic research in three (...)
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  4. Conjunctures and Assemblages : Approaches to Multicausal Explanation in the Human Sciences.Claire Laurier Decoteau - 2018 - In Timothy Rutzou & George Steinmetz (eds.), Critical realism, history, and philosophy in the social sciences. Emerald Publishing.
     
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    Peter Piot. AIDS Between Science and Politics. Translated by Laurence Garey. Ix + 198 Pp., Figs., Index. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. $29.95. [REVIEW]Claire Laurier Decoteau - 2016 - Isis 107 (3):680-681.
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