Essays Tagged: "Cultural Capital"

Discuss the Relationship Between Culture and Power in Bourdieus' work.

ul survey researcher.He wanted to show a relationship between culture and social class. He spoke of cultural practices as markers of underlying class distinctions. Along with habitus and field, a majo ... "constructed class"He examined class structure in France and the differences in classes in terms of cultural capital, habitus and lifestyle. He said that economic capital and cultural capital were the ...

(9 pages) 97 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Discuss the relationship between culture and power in Bourdieus work

Jenkins, 1992:84). Lastly comes Capital, of which he believed there were 4 types: Economic Capital, Cultural Capital, Social Capital and Symbolic Capital. The two most basic of these forms are Economi ... tural Capital. By Economic Capital Bourdieu was referring to material and financial assets, whereas Cultural Capital consisted of scarce symbolic goods, educational credentials and titles. In order to ...

(8 pages) 61 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Assess the view that poverty is the main cause of social class difference in educational achievement

rly, grammar schools often require tutors to get into, again which would not be affordable.Douglas' cultural deprivation theory states that working class families are seen as the 'bottom class', with ... ies that are welfare- dependant (and therefore poor) have a low IQ.Bourdieu said that children with cultural capital do a lot better in school. This is because they speak in an elaborated speech code, ...

(2 pages) 63 0 4.6 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Bourdieu's Belief that Education within the Capitalist Society Promotes Social Stratification

al system is that of transmitting different forms of capital inter-generationally; these forms (the cultural and symbolic capital, because of greater importance to the analysis) will be briefly descri ... y described.Bourdieu extended the traditional idea of capital to categories such as social capital, cultural capital, and symbolic capital. He believed that it was these varying degrees of capital tha ...

(9 pages) 33 0 3.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays