ICT as cultural capital: The relationship between socioeconomic status and the computer-use profile of young people

  title={ICT as cultural capital: The relationship between socioeconomic status and the computer-use profile of young people},
  author={Jo Tondeur and Ilse Sinnaeve and Mieke van Houtte and Johan van Braak},
  journal={New Media \& Society},
  pages={151 - 168}
This study explores the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and the computer-use profile of 1241 school students in Flanders, the northern region of Belgium. More specifically, the article examines whether varying patterns of computer access, attitudes, competencies and uses can be seen as constituting differences in cultural capital. Additionally, gender was included in the survey as an important background characteristic in digital divide research. Path analysis was used to model… 

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