Types of Capital and Ethnic Identity

Catalin-George FEDOR, Robert Daniel SIMALCSIK


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 Bacau County and in two communities from Neam 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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