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Cultural Capital

  • By: Christine Monnier
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

Cultural capital is a concept introduced by French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu that refers to nonmaterial resources (such as educational credentials, general cultural awareness, verbal facility, artistic tastes, and scientific knowledge). The other forms of capital are ...

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