HAL will be down for maintenance from Friday, June 10 at 4pm through Monday, June 13 at 9am. More information
Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Journal articles

Field theory in cultural capital studies of educational attainment

Abstract : This article argues that there is a double problem in international research in cultural capital and educational attainment: an empirical problem, since few new insights have been gained within recent years; and a theoretical problem, since cultural capital is seen as a simple hypothesis about certain isolated individual resources, disregarding the structural vision and important related concepts such as field in Bourdieu’s sociology. We (re-)emphasize the role of field theory in cultural capital research in education, taking into consideration current concerns in international quantitative research.
Document type :
Journal articles
Complete list of metadata

Cited literature [66 references]  Display  Hide  Download

https://hal-sciencespo.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01295802
Contributor : Spire Sciences Po Institutional Repository Connect in order to contact the contributor
Submitted on : Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 4:10:50 PM
Last modification on : Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 3:00:20 PM
Long-term archiving on: : Monday, November 14, 2016 - 11:47:31 AM

File

2014-krarup-field-theory-in-cu...
Files produced by the author(s)

Identifiers

Collections

Citation

Troels Krarup, Martin D. Munk. Field theory in cultural capital studies of educational attainment. British Journal of Sociology of Education, Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2014, pp.1 - 19. ⟨hal-01295802v1⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

75

Files downloads

1906