Hierarchies and learning in the conservatoire: exploring what students learn through the lens of Bourdieu

@inproceedings{Perkins2013HierarchiesAL,
  title={Hierarchies and learning in the conservatoire: exploring what students learn through the lens of Bourdieu},
  author={Rosie Perkins},
  year={2013}
}
This article explores the intersection between institutional hierarchies and learning at a UK conservatoire. Conceptualizing learning as a social practice situated in a hierarchical social space, the article draws on the theorization of Bourdieu to understand how students are positioned in the conservatoire field and what this means in terms of their learning. Working within a social constructionist framework, the study adopted qualitative research with two case students, making use of a… CONTINUE READING