Summary 4 Bourdieu

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1 Summary 4 – Bourdieu Summary According to Pierre Bourdieu, habitus is the center of agency; aren’t habitual, they are acquire through experience. There are sets of repertoires, which are more sets of things. There are also sets of strategies acting in the environment. Habitus reproduces structure, for example: a father’s occupation and education determines the child’s education. It is the use of capital, which is another agency that comes in strategy; how we use what we have in strategies. Bourdieu’s three types of capital are economic, cultural and social. Economic capital can include manners, lifestyles, and types of food, cars, and cell phones. Social capital can include networks (people you know). The three forms of capital are embodied, objectified and institutionalized. Embodied is capital that comes out on our behavior, such as manners, practices, daily lives, and the clothes we wear. Objectified capital is actual objects we see, for example: diplomas, cars and types of clothes. Institutionalized are formal elements outside any individual, for example: an acquired title. An example of his theory connected to the concrete everyday world is that of education. We embody education by learning through the practice of being a student, as going to school acquired habits. Education is objectified when we’re done with school by receiving a diploma. It is institutionalized by the ‘title’ we obtain from our education. The big ideas of the theory are distinction and prestige. Distinction is making self-unique. Prestige and status drives people so people are constantly searching for status. Prestige is what makes people unique. Being
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