A Dynamic Model of Cultural Reproduction.

  title={A Dynamic Model of Cultural Reproduction.},
  author={Mads Meier Jaeger and Richard Breen},
  journal={AJS; American journal of sociology},
  volume={121 4},
The authors draw on Pierre Bourdieu's theory of cultural reproduction to develop a formal model of the pathways through which cultural capital acts to enhance children's educational and socioeconomic success. The authors' approach brings conceptual and empirical clarity to an important area of study. Their model describes how parents transmit cultural… CONTINUE READING