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habitus

 [hab´ĭ-tus]
1. posture or position of the body.
2. physique; body build and constitution. See also body type.

hab·i·tus

(hab'i-tŭs), The plural of this word is habitus, not habiti.
The physical characteristics of a person.
[L. habit]

habitus

(hăb′ĭ-təs)
n. pl. habitus
The physical and constitutional characteristics of an individual, especially as related to the tendency to develop a certain disease.

habitus

A general body type; an asthenic habitus is seen in tall thin subjects whose organs are said to hang low in the body; the hyperthenic subject is plethoric and his organs are higher in the body and the hyposthenic habitus lies between the two. See Marfanoid habitus.

hab·i·tus

(hab'i-tŭs)
The physical characteristics of a person.
[L. habit]

hab·i·tus

(hab'i-tŭs) The plural of this word is habitus, not habiti.
Physical characteristics of a person.
[L. habit]
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In the next three years, we should know if the Duterte magic can outlast the habitus that has historically defined our relationship with China.
E o habitus que, segundo Bourdieu, permite a cada agente criar, a partir de um pequeno numero de principios implicitos, todas as condutas conforme as regras da logica do desafio e da resposta, e apenas elas (Bourdieu, 1972).
These economic concerns aside, cultural capital and habitus are factors that contribute to the decision to study abroad.
Manet's habitus expresses the paradox of being of the dominant class and also perceiving seismic social shifts that his class does not entirely control.
Por esta razon es pertinente retomar a Bourdieu (1980), quien senala como "los condicionamientos asociados a una clase particular de condiciones de existencia producen habitus [...] como principios generadores y organizadores de practicas y representaciones que pueden estar objetivamente adaptadas a su fin sin suponer la busqueda consciente de fines" (p.
Society in Contemporary Laos: Capitalism, Habitus and Belief, set as a sequel to Globalization, Culture, and Society in Laos, analyzes the configuration of capitalism and religion in the social culture of Laos.
This suggests that a high level of social capital through close relationships with other community members forms part of the young people's rural habitus and influence choices to remain in the local community rather than moving to the city to continue in education.
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