The significance of being first : a consideration of cultural capital in relation to 'first in family' students' choices of university and program. A practice report.

Lead Institution: International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education

This article explores the differences between expectations of first in family students and students who have immediate family members (parents, care givers, or siblings) who have attended university before them. The authors draw on Bourdieu's notion of cultural capital to examine how being firs...

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Bibliographic Details
Institution(s):Flinders University
University of South Australia
James Cook University
University of Adelaide
Main Author(s):Luzeckyj, Ann
King, Sharron
Scutter, Sheila
Brinkworth, Russell
Published: International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education v.2 n.2 p.91-96 https://doi.org/10.5204/intjfyhe.v1i2.89
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Online Access:i.org/10.5204/intjfyhe.v1i2.89