The Roles of Public Libraries as a Construction Mechanism of Social and Cultural Capital

사회자본과 문화자본 형성 기제로서의 공공도서관의 역할

  • 이승민 (중앙대학교 사회과학대학 문헌정보학과)
  • Received : 2018.11.19
  • Accepted : 2018.12.21
  • Published : 2018.12.30


The purpose of this research is to empirically analyze the effect of public library use on the construction of social and cultural capital and the close of social classes reproduction through the survey targeting public library users. As a result, the use of public libraries positively affects the construction of both social and cultural capital. In contrast, it partially addresses the problems in social classes reproduction because the social classes with higher levels of education and income tend to use public libraries more often. In order to take a role of and contribute to equal construction of social and cultural capital, public libraries need to be public places for open and social interaction. In addition, it is necessary for public libraries to improve their roles to allow community members to access and utilize various cultural resources.

<표 1> 설문 항목 구성

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<표 2> 인구통계적 특성

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<표 3> 인구통계적 특성과 사회자본 상관분석

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<표 4> 인구통계적 특성과 문화자본 상관분석

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<표 5> 공공도서관 이용과 사회자본 형성 요인 사이의 상관분석

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<표 6> 공공도서관 이용과 문화자본 형성 요인 사이의 상관분석

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<표 7> 인구통계적 특성과 공공도서관 이용 사이의 상관분석

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