Essays about: "symbolic capital"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the words symbolic capital.

  1. 1. The Perpetual Colonial Situation: Language and Dominance in Taiwan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Tsung-Ting Chen; [2019-02-04]
    Keywords : language policy; colonialism; Hoklo; Mandarin; sociology; habitus; field; capital; Taiwan; China;

    Abstract : In Taiwan today, 96% of the population speaks Mandarin. Yet, Mandarin speakers were rare, if not totally absent, on the island before 1945. READ MORE

  2. 2. Striving for dignity : insights of young people in Rwanda on youth engagement in agriculture and urban migration of rural youth

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Boneza Patrick; [2018]
    Keywords : agriculture; farming; rural life; urban migration; youth; aspirations; habitus;

    Abstract : In the global development discourse, it is argued that concerns of youth unemployment and slow agricultural development in Africa can be solved through investing in youth engagement in agriculture. However, little attention is paid to whether young people aspire to engage in agriculture, or what it would take to otherwise change that. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Disparate Effects of Legal Violence: Access to Family Reunification for Refugees in Denmark

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Sarah Scott Ford; [2018]
    Keywords : sociology of law; legal violence; family reunification; danish refugee policy; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is a case study on the family reunification procedure for refugees in Denmark, in the context of an increasingly restrictive environment. It sought to find out how structural facets of Danish immigration law interact with and influence the practices of navigating a family reunification process, for people with a refugee background. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cultural Materiality : The correlation between material and cultural capital in the late eighteenth century Stockholm elite burgher home

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Marcus Falk; [2018]
    Keywords : early modern history; eighteenth century; cultural capital; social capital; middling class; burgher history; Stockholm; status presentation; probate records;

    Abstract : The eighteenth century saw the slow but steady rise of the middling classes to their nineteenth century social and cultural prominence, reinforced by a changing political landscape and the steadily increasing importance of the market. As the social and cultural power of the city burghers making up the majority of the middling classes grew, so did they start to consume in a manner to reflect to their new status in society. READ MORE

  5. 5. ILSA-the subordination of Education to Economic Theory (ILSA-Wirtschaftstheorie statt Bildung)

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Anders Lindqvist; [2017-01-20]
    Keywords : ILSA; comparative education; EB; human capital; concepts; quality; standard; assessment;

    Abstract : Narrative: In the beginning of the 21st century a trend became apparent; the increasing production of education monitoring data. It was the outcome of international large scale assessments (ILSA) breakthrough; quantitative comparative education (QCE) studies said to be able to give important information on the state of education systems. READ MORE