Cultural capital and parental involvement : a comparison of students' music participation between Beijing and Hong Kong /

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Springer,, Singapore, p.1 online resource (xv, 163 pages) : (2023)

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China, Educational sociology, Instruction and study, Music


Includes bibliographical references.This book uses Pierre Bourdieus cultural capital model as a theoretical framework for exploring how students in Beijing and Hong Kong perceive parental influencestheir parents cultural capital and supporton their participation in musical activities. By studying students perceptions of their parents cultural capital and support for their musical activities, this book revisits the applicability of Bourdieus cultural capital model in the contemporary Chinese context and reveals how inequality in terms of parental cultural capital governs parents support and influences the intergenerational transmission of cultural capital, which in turn contributes to inequality in terms of students cultural capital.Chapter One: Introduction: Parental Influences and Education -- Chapter Two: Parental Support for Students Music Learning -- Chapter Three: Parental Involvement in Students Cultural Development in Beijing and Hong Kong -- Chapter Four: Students Voice on Parental Support for Music Activities in Beijing and Hong Kong -- Chapter Five: Cultural Capital, Cultural Participation and Musical Preferences -- Chapter Six: Influences of Parental Cultural Capital on Support for Students Music Activities -- Chapter Seven: Parental Influences on Students Cultural Development from Comparative Perspective -- Chapter Eight: Implications and Conclusions.Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed January 25, 2023).