Building a Bridge: How Immigrant Parents Strategically Build Dual-Habitus For Their Children

We investigate immigrant parents’ practices to cultivate classed positions for their children and how this recursively shapes their own habitus. We use archival data, interviews, and participant observation. We identify four strategies through which parents strategically build hybrid-habitus for their children: rooting, synthesizing, discovering, and incorporating.


Aya Aboelenien and Zeynep Arsel (2020) ,"Building a Bridge: How Immigrant Parents Strategically Build Dual-Habitus For Their Children ", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 48, eds. Jennifer Argo, Tina M. Lowrey, and Hope Jensen Schau, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 179-180.


Aya Aboelenien, HEC Montreal, Canada
Zeynep Arsel, Concordia University, Canada


NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 48 | 2020

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