Bourdieu and Cultural Capital

Pierre Bourdieu says that there are four types of capital that are used to produce class, but to me, cultural capital is one that influences many different aspects of one life. Cultural capital is the informal social skills, linguistic styles and tastes that people garner as a result of their economic resources. My mom always […]

Parsons & Merton

Main Points Categories of the Orientation and Organization of Action (Parsons) For Parsons, action revolves around living organisms and their behavior(s). This behavior has four aspects to it: it has ends or a goal to attain, is regulated by norms, and occurs within a situational context, all of which is somehow driven by an underlying […]

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