On the Significance of Capital
ourdieu’s distinctions between different types of capital highlight the ways in which we often view our lives in economic terms, but are also frequently limited by that view. Which perspective do you find the most compelling or powerful: that of the economic view, or that of the social? What role has social and cultural capital played in your life? Is it something you’ve considered in the past? Do you find that Bourdieu’s explanation provides insight into your own personal experiences? Why or why not?