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For Bourdieu belief and habit are always governed by the social Bourdieu saw habitus as combining the role of structure of society and agency of the individual to frame how people come to decide what to do The internalised norms of the habitus are the result of the subjects exposure to social processes and this ensures that the human subjects habitual modes of thought and action are governed by the social Further a persons individual habitus based on their own unique set of experiences of the world is never more than a slight structural variation on a class habitus which consists of structures that integrate all the experiences statistically common members of the same class In associating an individuals habits with a class habitus Bourdieu relates the formation of habit to an individuals social and economic positioning within society Bourdieu therefore has a concern with how structures shape the human subject Bourdieu proposes that on the one hand through the bodys incorporation of habitus an institution attains full realization and on the other in that process of incorporation the physical gesture of the practice potentially and necessarily exceeds those habitsFor Bourdieu habitus refers to socially acquired embodied systems of dispositions andor predispositions It is not refering to character morality or socialization per se but to deep structural classificatory and assessment propensities socially acquired and manifested in outlooks opinions and embodied phenomena such as deportment posture ways of walking sitting spitting blowing the nose and so forth I think Bourdieu is interesting I think he makes sense in that structures help shape people It makes sense to me how the habitus in a way tells us how to act like I said earlier about posture and stuff I think I can relate him to Marx because he is talking about social structures and there is conflict theory But I think he could also relate to Cooleys looking glass self because I can see how people
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