ENGL 4890 Lecture : Pierre Bourdieu's Outline of a Theory of Practice

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Pierre bourdieu (1930-2002): outline of a theory of. Text introduction summary: modes of domination exist on a continuum. They are constructed through practices, institutions, ad social spaces, and must be analyzed precisely b/c they are not rational and cannot be articulated. He uses a materialist approach, and while he draws on. This makes it difficult to account for change or innovation. His work might be strengthened by the possibility of participation in multiple habitus . Outline of a theory of practice: all individuals are the product of the same objective conditions and support the same habitus. The habitus is the product of the work of inculcation and appropriation. These systems of power work to legitimate its use of violence y getting us to recognize it. It works to legitimate it so that we misrecognize it > so that its violence becomes legitimate; it is not violence anymore if it is legitimate.

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