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By Matthias Walther

A major volume of German and French profession brokers are concerned with foreign careers. utilising Bourdieu’s conception of perform, Matthias Walther compares the repatriation of German and French profession brokers into the exterior hard work markets in their mum or dad nation profession fields. A qualitative content material research of forty semi-structured interviews indicates that the German and French occupation brokers’ occupation capital and habitus develops in the course of expatriation, which has a massive influence at the re-integration into the dad or mum nation profession box. the writer indicates that during a world profession mobility context, the principles of the sport switch in comparison to the principles in a natural nationwide occupation context, which demanding situations the pertinence of nationwide profession types in knowing repatriation in a Franco-German context.

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E. the elaboration of variables presented as universally applicable laws. According to Mills (1959, cited in Rahif, 2010), Grand Theories are too nonconcrete and rather seem to be a confused verbiage than to allow any firm connection to social problems. Grand Theories, so he argues, do not “confront the problem usefully”, but just “go on elaborating the concept in terms of others equally abstract” (Mills, 2000, p. , 2004a). In this respect, Jenkins (2002, p. ) also heavily criticizes the language and writing style Bourdieu employs.

2003). However, success criteria depend on the respective career-subfields, the agent is acting on. , 2004b) in order to be caught by the game (illusio) and ensure practices in conformity with the rules of the game and one’s position on the field (doxa). Iellatchitch et al. (2003) distinguish between general, career and work habitus. e. e. g. the professional life and that is influenced by the primary habitus. While the work habitus is more about an agent’s perceptions and thinking oriented towards work, the career habitus is an individual’s system of perception, thinking and feeling that is related to one’s career and that “embraces an agent’s mindset towards advancement within the field” (p.

G. g. g. Mayrhofer, Meyer, Steyrer, & Langer, 2007), to name only some fields of application. One of Bourdieu’s most important and also criticized contributions (Hillebrandt, 1999) that is also expressed in our entry-quote (Bourdieu & Wacquant, 1992) is the reconciliation of the dualism(s) of structure vs. agency, structuralism vs. constructivism, determinism vs. freedom or macro vs. micro (Bourdieu, 1972). g. the international market, have indeed been central in sociological theory (Berard, 2005).

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