El habitus institucional : una herramienta teórica y metodológica para el estudio de la cultura escolar = The Institutional habitus: a methodological and Theoretical Tool to Analyse The School Culture»

Tarabini-Castellani, A., Curran, M. and Fontdevila, C. (2015) El habitus institucional : una herramienta teórica y metodológica para el estudio de la cultura escolar = The Institutional habitus: a methodological and Theoretical Tool to Analyse The School Culture». Tempora, 18(2), pp. 37-58.

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Abstract

The aim of the paper is to proceed with the academic debate around the effect of school culture on students' educational opportunities. In order to do so, the paper defends the importance of Institutional Habitus as a theoretical and methodological tool that enables to unpack what is behind the concept of school culture. With this aim, a systematic analysis on the concept of Institutional Habitus is carried out from [its three main dimensions: educational status, organizational practices and expresive order. Besides, the paper includes an in-depth analysis on how Institutional Habitus is displayed in two públic secondary schools in the city of Barcelona. The results of the analysis point out not only the relevance of the concept of Institutional Habitus but also its impact in terms of equity and educational opportunities.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Fontdevila Puig, Dr Clara
Authors: Tarabini-Castellani, A., Curran, M., and Fontdevila, C.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education
Journal Name:Tempora
Publisher:Universidad de la Laguna, Facultad de Educacion
ISSN:0211-8939
ISSN (Online):2530-6111
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