Georgia Spiliopoulou, Gerasimos Koustourakis, Anna Asimaki, Konstantinos Lavidas


The aim of the present work is to investigate the relationship between family "objectified" cultural capital and the educational expectations of Day General and Vocational High School students, using the concept of “cultural capital” from Pierre Bourdieu’s theory. The research was conducted in the school year 2017-2018 using a questionnaire with 1430 General and Vocational High School students, as well as a semi-structured interview with 20 General and Vocational High School students (10 General High School students and 10 Vocational High School students) who were studying in the 2nd grade of Day General and Vocational High Schools in the Educational Region of Western Greece. The results of the study showed that the students in the sample tend to accumulate, in their system of predispositions, some types of "indicators" or all types of "objectified" cultural capital, which is a function of the range of cultural goods that exist in their homes. Furthermore, the types of "objectified" cultural capital indicators that exist in the family homes of the students in the sample tend to "organize" the system of their educational expectations and contribute to the "orchestration" of their different educational choices.


El objetivo del presente trabajo es investigar la relación entre el capital cultural familiar "objetivado" y las expectativas educativas de los estudiantes de secundaria general y vocacional, utilizando el concepto de "capital cultural" de la teoría de Pierre Bourdieu. La investigación se realizó en el curso 2017-2018 utilizando un cuestionario con 1430 alumnos de Bachillerato General y Vocacional, así como una entrevista semiestructurada con 20 alumnos de Bachillerato General y Vocacional (10 alumnos de Bachillerato General y 10 de Bachillerato Vocacional estudiantes) que estaban estudiando en el segundo grado de las escuelas secundarias generales y vocacionales diurnas en la región educativa de Grecia occidental. Los resultados del estudio mostraron que los estudiantes de la muestra tienden a acumular, en su sistema de predisposiciones, algunos tipos de "indicadores" o todo tipo de capital cultural "objetivado", lo cual es función del abanico de bienes culturales que existen. en sus hogares. Además, los tipos de indicadores de capital cultural "objetivado" que existen en los hogares familiares de los estudiantes de la muestra tienden a "organizar" el sistema de sus expectativas educativas y contribuir a la "orquestación" de sus diferentes opciones educativas.


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