Cultural capital in context: heterogeneous returns to cultural capital across schooling environments.

@article{Andersen2015CulturalCI,
  title={Cultural capital in context: heterogeneous returns to cultural capital across schooling environments.},
  author={Ida Gran Andersen and Mads Meier J{\ae}ger},
  journal={Social science research},
  year={2015},
  volume={50},
  pages={177-88}
}
This paper tests two competing explanations of differences in returns to cultural capital across schooling environments: Cultural reproduction (cultural capital yields a higher returns in high-achieving environments than in low-achieving ones) and cultural mobility (cultural capital yields higher returns in low-achieving environments). Using multilevel mixture models, empirical results from analyses based on PISA data from three countries (Canada, Germany, and Sweden) show that returns to… CONTINUE READING

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