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Drawing on the work of Pierre Bourdieu, explain the approach called constructivist structuralism.
Acording to Bourdieu, how is class structured in the body?
Be sure to draw upon: habitus, cultural capital, symbolic capital, and fields.

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At the core of Pierre Bourdieu's sociological theory is the idea that human beings are acted upon by their surroundings. Bourdieu was not a believer in objectivity and free will and regarded individual behaviour as a consequence of a number of social factors acting upon the individual and within which the individual operates.

According to Bourdieu, the individual exists within a habitus - the cultural and social norms and expectations of his/her social group. This habitus itself is acted upon by and acts upon the field which is the broader social context within which the individual and his/her social group exist....

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