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    Cultural Capital

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    The first article topic is mainly about cultural capital. From the realism of material production activities to do with a mechanism unique to the region of relatively independent cultural production activities, meaning the necessary means. Money, economic capital and correlated with the dominant culture as contrasting concepts, such as the rules of the language products, knowledge and symbolic systems, incident or behavior type, value, and to refer to the aesthetic tastes, inclinations, etc. (P. Bourdieu) uses this concept to investigate the phenomenon of class inequality in cultural life scenes, ownership of capital in economic activity, possession of cultural capital that is just as divided according to rank distribution and distribution…

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    taken for granted by those who have them and are seemingly unattainable to those who do not. For example, some children know to raise their hand often in class and some do not, or lack the confidence to do so. The difference between these children is internal and hidden; the first child has qualities the second child does not. Bourdieu states that the difference is found in the first child’s possession of embodied cultural capital (Bourdieu 1986: 48). Embodied cultural capital is an accumulation…

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    socioeconomic status (SES) backgrounds. Depending on the extent of a student’s economic capital, he or she will have different levels of difficulty. Navigating or knowing the university’s system for students is something that may also be challenging depending on the amount of social capital someone possesses. Knowing who…

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    Cultural Capital Theory

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    According to Bourdieu (1983) Cultural Capital Theory (CCT) exhibits a greater urgency with parents that have cultural capital resources. The expectations is not as obvious as parents who are not as fortunate as them. Even though, economic background is not the primary outcomes of parental involvement, however, it does contribute to the increasing aspect of parental involvement. Children who are transitioning to middle school has less chance for parents to feel disconnected in participating in…

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    Cultural Capital Bourdieu

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    Cultural Capitol and Privilege Cultural Capital Bourdieu defines cultural Capitol a “Cultural knowledge (art, vocabulary, history,music0 gained through access to certain opportunities. Distinctions used to signal certain status dispositions and can be found anywhere from the elite to the wealthy, from hip-hop toe the person standing on the corner dealing drugs or committing other crimes. E.g Dominant Social Capitol is measured by one's knowledge of Classical music such a Beethoven or Bach,…

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    Essay On Cultural Capital

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    For me, cultural capital in the form of the objectified state has played a large role in shaping my life and personality. In the reading, Bourdieu defines objectified cultural capital as that of which physically or symbolically connotes one’s tastes and/or status. Examples of physical/material cultural capital would include paintings, instruments, writings, etc. Examples of symbolic cultural capital would include musical tastes, experiences obtained, knowledge gained, etc. Cultural capital…

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    Cultural Health Capital

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    heavily dependent on cultural health capital. Cultural health capital (CHC) is defined by Shim (2010) as “the repertoire of cultural skills, verbal and nonverbal competencies, attitudes and behaviors, and interactional styles, cultivated by patients and clinicians alike.” Those who are more aware of the latest medical treatments or terminologies (i.e. those with higher cultural health capital), tend to have more positive results when doing health care. In Gengler’s article, the Marins were a…

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    As Winkle-Wagner (2010) noted, contextually-valued cultural capital can provide more nuanced approches to cultural capital which allow for multiple types of cultural capital that are changeable and differentially valued depending on the particular social and educational setting. For example, Anderson (2005) demonstrates how inclusion of multicultural and diversity-related texts and courses in American universities can lead to their appropriation as a particular form of cultural capital by the…

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    categories of capital–economic, cultural, and social–that rule society and place people in a social hierarchy. The first type of capital mentioned is economic capital. Economic capital is the simplest of the three; it is essentially a measure of how much money a person or family has. In a sense, it is an enabler. As a person’s economic capital goes up, their list of opportunities also opens up because they can afford more options. The second type of capital is cultural capital. It is composed of…

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    Cultural and Social Capital Theory The theory of capital first explored in the 19th century by German philosopher and economist Marx (1995/1867, 1885,1894) and further developed during its reemergence in the 20th century by sociologist Bourdieu (1986), supports the notion of capital in its various forms as a set of constraints governing our chances of success (Marx, 1995/1867, 1885,1894; Bourdieu 1986). Both cultural and social capital have been identified to be a valuable resource that set…

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