Overview – Cultural Capital and Educational Inequality: In Chapter 11, several

Overview – Cultural Capital and Educational Inequality: In Chapter 11, several social problems that markedly affect schools and education were discussed. Moreover, the Chapter 11 lecture notes (2022) show the ways in which cultural capital, or the modes of knowledge, preferences, tastes, experiences, and opportunities that are learned from parents or parental figures in the home environment, can either help or hinder individuals’ abilities to learn and excel in school and in other spheres of social life.
1. Watch the following video: “Unequal Childhoods: Annette Lareau” by Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality (2016): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HN9ydNktAc —> Citation: Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality. 2016. Unequal Childhoods: Annette Lareau [Streaming video file]. Retrieved Month Day, Year.
2. Read the following article by Nicki Lisa Cole (2019) titled, “What is Cultural Capital? Do I Have It? Links to an external site.,” which provides additional insight about cultural capital —–> Citation: Cole, Nicki Lisa. “What Is Cultural Capital? Do I Have It?” ThoughtCo, Feb. 11, 2020, thoughtco.com/what-is-cultural-capital-do-i-have-it-3026374.
3. Answer the following prompt in its entirety:
In your own words, explain what is cultural capital?
What is cultural capital’s role in helping or hindering educational attainment?
How does social class influence cultural capital? Explain by providing evidence from the course textbook, chapter 11 lecture notes, and the RP #4 prompt materials to support your argument.
Reflecting on your own lived experience, what role, if any, did parental values and beliefs regarding educational attainment play in your academic journey?
Assignment Length Requirement: 600 words minimum.
Include a word count at the end of your paper before your works cited or references section.
Students are required to cite using ASA, APA, or a citation style of your choice.
Please cite the course textbook in-text to substantiate your arguments. Lastly, please also include a references section following your concluding paragraph along with a word count.
Textbook chapter 11: https://open.lib.umn.edu/socialproblems/part/chapter-11-schools-and-education/