QuestionsCategory: Childhood and Growing UpWho propounded the concept of cultural capital? Elaborate the concept of cultural capital.
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admin Staff answered 12 months ago
The French thinker, Pierre Bourdieu, introduced the concept of cultural capital in the 1970s which refers to the progress of the learners through social and cultural knowledge. It can be referred to as the collection of one’s cultural experiences. Learners should be encouraged to use this cultural capital for better development. It enables them to prepare for their future so that they can achieve success. An instance of cultural capital would be the accent of the dialect spoken by a person.   Read Full Lesson: What is Cultural Capital? Read Full Lesson: Impact of Cultural Capital on Education