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Pierre Bourdieu Habitus

Pierre Bourdieu Habitus Habitus is the way a system of structures built up in people’s minds is used. People build up in their minds their identifications about the place and space in which they live in. Peoples surroundings, cultures, traditions and how they are brought up create the mental systems in there minds. According to … Continue reading

Michel Foucault- Panopticon

Michel Foucault and his theory of the Panopticon MIchel Foucault talks about how the government has taken over an over powering control over and invaded even more private aspects of our lives. These are a few of some effects  the  new model of organization has 1.The internalization of rules and regulations- people are becoming more … Continue reading

Venice and Liminality

From ritual to theatre Liminality, Venice From the book From Ritual to Theatre Victor Turner describes liminality as “mid-point of transitions between two positions” Liminality can also be described as movement between the previous positions into another position, liminality is the time or space in-between, Turner describes liminal as “neither here nor there” it can … Continue reading

Liminality, Venice

From ritual to theatre Liminality, Venice From the book From Ritual to Theatre Victor Turner describes liminality as “mid-point of transitions between two positions” Liminality can also be described as movement between the previous positions into another position, liminality is the time or space in-between, Turner describes liminal as “neither here nor there” it can … Continue reading

“Place: a short introduction”, Tim Cresswell (2004)

Chapter One: Defining Place So far the majority of literature that I have read has been directly related to Mikhail Bakhtin, the carnival and the carnivalesque and I now feel that I need to start researching the concept of place with relation to the research project. The lectures have provided a brief overview of place … Continue reading

Habitus and Hexis (continued)

Habitus   Habitus can be the way a person see’s a place which they use frequently or not some much. The place could a social point where they meet friends or could even be a certain place they use to smoke a cigarette. Whatever their use of this certain point, they have a relationship with … Continue reading

The Situationist’s

Whilst studying the work of Henri Lefebvre and his various concepts on ‘Space’ their were various issues occurring due to the complexity of his study, such as his historical background which has much relevance, and highly influenced his later studies and conclusions regarding the topic area of ‘Space’. I have researched Lefebvre and found some key factors … Continue reading

This week reading and watching a few videos on Bourdieu theory on Habitus I have been trying to apply the key concepts from the theory to things around me and how everything is stuctured. After reading more about Bourdieu theory on habitus it as encouraged me to look into how different groups of people from … Continue reading

Habitus, Hexis and Liminality

Habitus “Habitus is a socialized subjectivity” — Pierre Bourdieu Habitus is the way we see the world in which we live, through our own personal experiences acting as our eyes. Every person in the world goes through different experiences in life and it is these which provide personal and uniqe interperatations of each persons ‘habitus.’ … Continue reading