Cultural Reproduction and SocialReproductionPierre Bourdieu 1836410 Ceren Köktürk
Contents• Overview• Role of the education in the reproduction of the structure of the distribution of the cultural capital• Cultural reproduction and social reproduction
Keywords cultural capital, economical capital, class, education, social relations, cultural reproduction , cultural goods, symbolic goods• The contribution made by educational system to the reproduction of structure of power relationships and symbolic relationships between classes, by contributing to the reproduction of the structure of the distribution of the cultural capital among these classes.• Culture is transmitted from generation to generation through the educational system of the ruling class• Cultural capital is the characteristics given by families of individuals, such as their lingustic and cultural competence, habits, social style, the cultural qualities.• According to Bourdieu, the amaount of the cultural capital of an individual determines the success rate in education system
Role of the education in the reproduction of the structureof the distribution of the cultural capital• Cultural transmission• Theatre, concert,museum attendences are all inheritance of cultural wealth.• Cultural goods as symbolic goods, constitute culture• Class sections; lower position, intermediate position, higher position Higher postitionLevel ofeducation(relationship more cultural activities ,between cultural cultural consumptionpractices)
Role of the education in the reproduction of the structureof the distribution of the cultural capital-The educational system produces all the structure of the distribution ofthe cultural capital among the classes.-Lingusitic and cultural competence and relationship of familiarity withculture which can be only produced by family upbringing when it transmitsthe dominant culture.-Monopoly of social classes , dominant class transmits the culture, their ownmeans-Monopoly of the instruments of appropriation of dominant culture and thustheir monopoly of that culture
Role of the education in the reproduction of the structureof the distribution of the cultural capital- A class which is richest in cultural capital have higher educational value and social yield of academic qualifications.- Symbolic products are educational norms of those social classes capable of imposing the domination of criteria of evaluation .- Their symbolic and economic values depend on recognized values of academic market.
Cultural reproduction and social reproduction• Reproduction social hierarchies by converting them in to academic hierarchies; education system fulfills the fuction of social order as the evalution of power relationship between classes.• Cultural and educational transmissions strengthen or taken over by economic transmissions• System of strategies of reproduction• Academic market tends to sanction and reproduce the distribution of the cultural capital bequated by family
Cultural reproduction and social reproduction• cultural capital economic capitalHigh Low High LowTeachers Heads of industry Heads of industry TeachersEconomic capital possesion of powerSections rich with cultural capital invest for their children’s education andcultural practices, have larger proportion of educational institutionsSections rich with economic capital invest for benefit of economic investments
Cultural reproduction and social reproduction• The dominant hierarchy within the educational institution- hierarchy which orders institutions in terms of proportion of those sections richest in cultural capital figuring in public• The dominant hierarchy outside the educational institution- hierarchy which orders institutions in terms of proportion of those sections richest in economic capital and according the positions in hierarchy of economic capital and professions they lead.• The reproduction of the structure of relations between the sections of the dominat classes make full use of its own principles of hierarchical ordering.• Diploma is all indispensible for those whose families are less favored in economic,social and cultural capital.