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Unformatted text preview: SOCI 1 Lecture Notes 10/12/10 Tuesday, October 19: Review bring your questions Thursday, October 21: Midterm 1; bring blue book; book materials (course sources only!) essay and short answer Bourdieu asked how social class reproduced from the inside out- Not just oppression from higher classes (Marx) or exclusion from status groups (Weber)- Also cultural structures: understandings embraced at preconscious level that shape internal aspirations & imaginations self-exclusion Meritocracy ideologys view of education?- those who work hard and get an education will get one and achieve great things- increase social mobility in society- higher social class than parents Bourdieus view of education- Perpetuates and validates social class system- High economic capital converted into high cultural capital and social capital LEADING to high economic capital- This is social reproduction class position of parents reproduced in children- Opposite of social mobility (or upward mobility) championed by the meritocracy ideology...
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