Bourdieu (1986)

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  • Bourdieu (1986)
    • Identified 3 different types of capital that an individual can posses: economic capital social capital and cultural capital.
      • Cultural Capital
      • Social Capital
        • Social capital includes resources based on social connections and group membership, the upper class have a lot of social capital, for example they gain social connections through private education and networks such as the 'old boys network'. Also, traditionally the working class have social capital due to their close knit communities, and they exchange trade.
      • Economic Capital
        • Economic capital includes income which has been achieved through hard work, welath and inheritance, which has been ascribed through ancestors.
  • Economic capital includes income which has been achieved through hard work, welath and inheritance, which has been ascribed through ancestors.

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