3 Types of Capital

Bourdieu argues what?
That people possess three types of capital
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What is the first one?
Cultural capital
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What is cultural capital?
Knowledge, attitudes, values, language tastes and abilities of the middle class. you acquire this through socialisation
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What is the second one?
Educational capital
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What is educational capital?
Middle class children who are more likely to posses cultural capital are therefore more likely to gain better qualifications, because they are better equipped to meet the needs of the education system
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What is the third one?
Economic capital
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What is economic capital?
Parents in middle class families are more likely to live in nicer housing areas with better schools and can maybe send their children to private schools. they can also afford tuition
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Cultural capital

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What is cultural capital?

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What is the second one?

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What is educational capital?

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