Analyze one category of consumer products as an instance of objectified cultural capital and describe what it is
meant to reflect about their owner’s social position.
Respond to the following question: Do you think something as seemingly simple as a painting or piece of
furniture helps reproduce class inequalities, as Bourdieu argues? Explain why or why not.
Describe what social class you believe you belong to and how you exhibit it to others through your objectified
Finally, the video on social class presented that a member of the middle class can be accepted to a higher
social class based on his profession and wealth, but in his home town amongst family and friends he will
always be seen as the class he was born in to. Do you agree that this is still true in society today? Explain why
or why not.