Pierre Bourdieu’s theories of capital
Part 1 (Approx. 1100 words, 20%)
‘Australia’s primary and secondary (K-12) public education system does a good job of providing its students with enough social and cultural capital to overcome economic inequalities present within the broad population’. Discuss with reference to Pierre Bourdieu’s theories of capital. Note: You must cite and use at least 2 academic sources in your answer.
Part 2 (Approx. 1400 words, 25%)
Choose one of the four terms listed below and discuss how it is related to one or more type of social inequality. You should provide data and examples of inequality to support your discussion. 1. Whiteness, or 2. Geography, or 3. Hetero-normativity, or 4. Patriarchy Note: You must cite and use at least 3 academic sources in your answer.