Types of Capital and Ethnic Identity

Catalin-George FEDOR, Robert Daniel SIMALCSIK

Abstract


The main objective of our study is to establish the local specificity of the Catholic populations from the villages located in the central area of Moldova and the inter-ethnic relations. We conducted our research in the field in two communities from Bacău County and in two communities from Neamţ County. In our quantitative research we used the inventory of social representations of various forms of capital, based on a questionnaire which was applied to 466 proportionately distributed subjects from the 4 communities indicated above. Among other results, even though they perceive themselves as poor, the Romanians show the greatest respect for their traditions and have “monopoly” over the political capital and over the symbolic capital, respectively. 

How  to  cite:  Fedor,  C.-G., &  Simalcsik,  R. D.  (2017).  Types  of  Capital  and  Ethnic  Identity. Logos  Universality  Mentality  Education  Novelty,  Section:  Social  Sciences,  VI(2),  5-18.  https://doi.org/10.18662/lumenss.2017.0602.01  


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Community, types of capital, ethnic identity

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