Widening the participation into higher education: examining Bourdieusian theory\ud in relation to HE in the UK
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Bourdieu’s theories enable us to conceptualise and understand why some\ud people participate in higher education and some do not. Focussing on the\ud working class as the marginalised social group in HE, Bourdieu\ud demonstrated how education perpetuates inequality and ... View more
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