Habitus       Article     History   Tree Map
  Encyclopedia of Keywords > Bourdieu > Habitus   Michael Charnine

Keywords and Sections
Review of Short Phrases and Links

    This Review contains major "Habitus"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.


  1. Habitus is a complex notion and we acknowledge that it is a problematic element of Bourdieu's theory to explain and understand.
  2. Habitus is a structure that helps interpret the social world, a term which in its turn is closer to the concept of culture.
  3. The habitus is a set of dispositions, reflexes and forms of behaviour people acquire through acting in society.
  4. The habitus is a system of generative schemes which permits a great deal of individual innovation.
  5. The habitus is the source of strategies.


  1. The concept of cumulatively constituted habitus helps to explain why farmers may be slow to adjust to changing circumstances.
  2. Taking the example of the FWAG movement, it is likely to attract a certain type of farmer associated with a particular type of habitus.


  1. Champ du pouvoir, champ intellectuel et habitus de classe.
  2. Action and work appear as objective to actors, because no single actor can grasp the effects of the habitus in consciousness.
  3. The role of the habitus in AKIS change is both enabling and constraining.
  4. Here the habitus has an independent autonomous status, which comes close to metaphysics.
  5. Most anthropologists can also provide informative examples, but they are not tied to Habitus.


  1. Jean-Claude Kaufmann has in his book Ego (2001) presented and interesting critical evaluation of Bourdieu-s habitus.
  2. Kaufmann distinguishes between two habitus theories, one general and one particular.


  1. In Bourdieu's terminology, the individual left his social Habitus to enter into a new social class that possesses a different social Habitus.
  2. In fact, in some sense, a Darwinian account of habitus development is exactly what Bourdieu proposed.
  3. The temporal durability of habitus is asserted by Bourdieu, but challenged by some of his critics.
  4. These material rituals may be compared with Bourdieu 's concept of habitus, as the ISA may in a sense be compared with Foucault 's disciplinary institutions.
  5. Through the notion of linguistic habitus, Bourdieu, refers to individual differences in practical linguistic competence.


  1. We agree, but nevertheless the variation can often be better explained starting from the basic habitus dispositions.


  1. Followers of Bourdieu need to further articulate the social structures that constitute the social Habitus of a group.
  2. Habitus enacts the structures of the field, and the field mediates between habitus and practice.
  3. After this, if would be easy to say that the general habitus generates structures and is historically antecedent to any kinds of modern social structures.


  1. Habitus enacts the structures of the field, and the field mediates between habitus and practice.
  2. Practices are produced by Habitus and these routines go on to reproduce themselves.
  3. Thus the habitus is not 'the exclusive principle of all practice' since various codifications exist as well.


  1. Golf clubs and golf are structured in ways that legitimate the habitus of the dominant, social and cultural groups.
  2. The habitus of the young players must be congruous with that of golf and golf club habitus if they are to be constructed 'worthy' club members.


  1. Where the habitus is predisposing towards environmental behaviour, it is given succour by the policy shift.
  2. In this sense habitus is also the opposite of life politics, where people are supposed to make freely strategic policy choices concerning their own lives.


  1. I developed the concept of 'habitus' to incorporate the objective structures of society and the subjective role of agents within it.
  2. Social agents act according to their "feel for the game" (the "feel" being, roughly, habitus, and the "game" being the field).


  1. A second theory of habitus, habitus II presents several, layered habituses, a sort of Calder mobile in which every specific field has its own habitus.
  2. In seeking to connect Bourdieu's complex concept of habitus with mobile phone practices, it was first necessary to define the general qualities of this term.


  1. Our general habitus dates from at least 100 000 years ago, and the changes that have taken place during the past 200 years (i.e.
  2. In this view, the habitus I, or the general habitus would consist of those structuring principles which are largely innate dispositions.
  3. Hexis, habitus or disposition is a general term for a person-s readiness to act in a certain way.

Young People

  1. Young people, habitus and opinions about politics.
  2. Full Article ABSTRACT This paper examines the engagement of young people in Australia with the field of politics in terms of Bourdieu's notion of habitus.


  1. The concepts of habitus, capital or field were conceived, indeed, with the intention to abolish such oppositions.
  2. Bourdieu builds his theory of cultural production his own characteristic theoretical vocabulary of habitus, capital and field.
  3. Habitus, capital and field; society in social relations.
  4. Habitus II does not generate practices in the manner of habitus I. Instead, the field determines the habituses.
  5. Pierre Bourdieu's notion of "habitus" (1977, 1980) has been one of the most influential formulations of practice theory within anthropology.


  1. At 15 mm, the juvenile krill resembles the habitus of the adults.
  2. Several lines of evidence suggest an association between H. pylori colonization and body habitus in children and adults.


  1. Habitus and field are proposed to do so for they can only exist in relation to each other.

Factual Information

  1. In transnational social spaces neither factual information nor indicators of habitus can be placed in one single frame of reference.


  1. Pierre Bourdieu developed a theory of the action, around the concept of habitus, which exerted a considerable influence in the social sciences.


  1. Concomitantly, by participating in the field, agents incorporate into their habitus the proper know-how that will allow them to constitute the field.


  1. Habit (habitus) is a facility of action and a subjective perfection of the elective will.

Further Research

  1. Yet the—possibly transnational—factors which do, in fact, explain the observed differences in habitus, could only be found with further research.


  1. He argues Bourdieu’s later ethnographic work, further develops the concepts of habitus and capital, and explores in more detail the role of agency.

Key Terms

  1. His key terms were habitus, capital and field.
  2. His key terms were habitus, field, and symbolic violence.


  1. Bourdieu attempts to use the concepts of habitus and field to remove the division between the subjective and the objective.
  2. Swartz provides an excellent overview of key concepts such as "symbolic capital", "habitus", "field" and "symbolic violence".
  3. The key concepts in Bourdieu's work are habitus, field, and capital.


  1. Bourdieu
  2. Dispositions
  3. Key Terms
  4. Key Concepts
  5. Glossaries > Glossary of Culture And Power /
  6. Books about "Habitus" in

Book: Keywen Category Structure

  Short phrases about "Habitus"
  Originally created: October 23, 2007.
  Please send us comments and questions by this Online Form
  Please click on Move Up to move good phrases up.
0.0093 sec. a=1..