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2018 | Special Issue 2018 | 178-199
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Bourdieusian Gap: Re-Reading the Concept of Habitus in the Light of the Theory of Culture

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The article shows the possibilities of using Pierre Bourdieu’s theoretical achievements on the basis of Jeffrey C. Alexander’s strong program in cultural sociology. The author tries to solve the problem of reductionism by reinterpreting the Bourdieu’s key concepts in the spirit of Yuri Lotman’s semiotic theory of culture. Lotman’s understanding of culture, including the reproduction and creation, allows to explain not only how the structures affect the individuals, but also how individuals use the structures.
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178-199
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2018-12-31
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Notes
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This article is a translated and modified version of the text that was published in the previous issue of “Zoon Politikon”. See: Paweł Winiarski, LukaBourdiańska. Próba odczytania pojęcia habitusu w świetle teorii kultury, "Zoon Politikon" (6) 2015, DOI: 10.19247/ZOON201501.
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