By Cristina Costa, Ciaran Burke and Mark Murphy This is the title of a recent paper by some of the team behind Social theory applied, published in International Journal of Research & Method in Education (click on link to access the paper).
Whose higher education experience is it anyway? – Rethinking the university ideal. Bourdieu’s (2015) concept of habitus was central to the research I undertook as part of my EdD, looking at the experience of working class students in a new dual-sector University
[This is a blog post based on a forthcoming presentation at the British Education Research Association Conference, taking place in Leeds in September 2016] Young people’s future aspirations, expectations and decisions have for a long time been at the centre of inquiry
During the dark days of my PhD, particularly when working graveyard shifts at my hotel, I used to fantasise about a distant future in which I travelled to foreign countries as a sociologist. Going to ECER in Budapest and BERA in Belfast
[This post is part of a series – click here for the first blog] Mark and Christina’s presentation on Bourdieu in ECER was tokenly about the methodological implications of habitus, although their talk ended up being about far more than mere methods.
[part of the launch week for the book: Bourdieu, Habitus and Social Research: The art of application (published this month by Palgrave). This post refers to the chapter by my colleague Magdalena Nowicka which is called: Habitus – its transformation and transfer through cultural encounters