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Bourdieu, P. (1986). The forms of capital. In: Richardson, J., Handbook of Theory and Research for the Sociology of Education. Westport, CT: Greenwood: 241–58.

This essay explains in detail, and in accessible way to non-specialists, the basics of Bourdieu's theory of social capital.

Authors

Bourdieu, Pierre

Pierre Bourdieu (1 August 1930 – 23 January 2002) was a sociologist, anthropologist,[2] philosopher, and renowned public intellectual. Bourdieu's work was primarily concerned with the dynamics of power in society, and especially the diverse and subtle ways in which power is transferred and social...