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Dalton Conley

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780520215863

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520215863.001.0001

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Cultural Capital

Cultural Capital

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(p.202) (p.203) seventeen Cultural Capital
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Dalton Conley

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520215863.003.0017

The author begins this chapter by talking about the high school admission test which he took in New York. He then states that he made it into the second most selective school in the city, the Bronx High School of Science. He then talks of the various changes that had been taking place in his life aside from life at school. Next, he describes his new neighbourhood. He notes of his parents acute opposite reactions after Jerome was shot. He then tells of the social predicament he experienced.

Keywords:   high school admission test, New York, Bronx High School of Science, neighbourhood, social predicament

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