Key Words

Cultural capital: the collection of skills objects and experiences that one acquires through being part of a particular social class. Certain forms of cultural capital are valued over others, and may help or hinder one’s social mobility in a similar way to economic or social capital.

Heritage: valued objects and qualities such as historic buildings and cultural traditions that have been passed down from previous generations.

Imaginative geographies: the perception of spaces and places through images, texts and stories than construct an understanding or ‘imagination’ of what a place may be like (nationally, locally, regionally, and globally).

Vernacular creativity: everyday practices such as gardening, or craft classes, that are performed in ordinary places such as community centres, or homes.


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