Habitus are structured structures, generative principles of distinct and distinctive principles – what the worker eats, and especially the way he eats it, the sport he practices and the way he practices it, his political opinions and the way he expresses them are systematically different from the industrial proprietor’s corresponding activities / habitus are also structured structures, different classifying schemes classification principles, different principles of vision and division, different tastes. Habitus make different differences; they implement distinctions between what is distinguished and what is vulgar, and so on, but they are not the same. Thus, for instance, the same behaviour or even the same good appear distinguished to one person, pretentious to someone else. and cheap or showy to yet another.

(Pierre Bourdieu, University of Oslo: Vilhelm Aubert memorial lecture, 1995) Folksonomy

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