Justice and Habits: A Synthesis of Habits III

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Understanding Habit in Context (2002) was synthesized by Yerxa (2002), who emphasized the interest in defining habits as "learned behaviors embedded in an ecocultural context (of time, place, and society) with which they engage in a dialectical relationship" (p. 104S). Because habits enable or frustrate adaptation to environmental challenges, we need to understand habits in context and the phenomenological experience of habits.

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  • Behavior
  • Medical Sciences
  • Occupations
  • Older people
  • Social structure

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  • Elizabeth A. Townsend

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