Onderwijs. Kritiek op Bourdieu's theorie over 'cultureel kapitaal' e.d.
john david blake Class researchED presentation 2014 EDUCATION RESEARCH AND SOCIAL CLASS Problems with the theory of Pierre Bourdieu
...Deliberately obtuse and potentially contradictory Thus, problems of operationalisation of key concepts: It's all becoming a habitus Reay, 2004 habitus is a concept too nebulous to be operationalised Sullivan, 2002 Cultural capital is an almost infinitely malleable concept Kettley, 2007 Ockham's Razor: Sullivans work on cultural capital (2001) suggests it is an unnecessary part of the explanation Is capital even a useful metaphor?
Also has definitional problems No working definition of culturally dominant class: researchers adopting this model either do not explain their class construction or utilise the NS- SEC, a theoretically entirely different model.