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In the Department of International & Transcultural Studies

Recent Publications > Constructing legitimacy in a non-selective, American college

Constructing legitimacy in a non-selective, American college

February 2013. "Constructing legitimacy in a non-selective, American college: unpacking symbolic capital through ethnographic moments" by Alex Posecznick, Ph.D. 2010

Posecznick describes the ways distinctions about symbolic capital were made and how legitimacy was constructed during his year of ethnographic research in the Office of Admission of a small urban college.