CULTURAL CAPITAL AZ A TOOL OF SOCIAL STRATIFICATION
TOPLUMSAL TABAKALAŞMANIN BİR ARACI OLARAK KÜLTÜREL SERMAYE

Author : Ziwar RASOOL
Number of pages : 482-491

Summary

The main purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between cultural capital and social class structure and it’s the effect on the formation of social stratification. Cultural capital is defined as the cultural tendency, lifestyle, behavior, belief, tradition, value, the way of doing business and the skills learned or aquired as a result of a group’s sharing. İn this aspect, cultural capital reveals the individual’s taste as a means of mobilizing social choice. According to Pierre Bourdiue, cutlural capital is a type of capital in which social stratification is produced or reproduced through education and family tools. On the other hand, the economic capital stitutions also has affected cultural capital. Therefore, the middle and upper classes are tries to transfer the economic capital to cultural capital. The distribution of assets offered to individuals in society is based on the social hierarchy and the distrabution of cultural inequality that determines and classifies certain class positions for individuals. Therefore, this situation is great a differentiation system among individuals. Keywords, Cultural Capital, Social Stratification, Inequality, Skills, Tastes.

Keywords

Cultural Capital, Social Stratification, Inequality, Skills, Tastes.

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