Dimensions of science capital: exploring its potential for understanding students’ science participation

@article{Dewitt2016DimensionsOS,
  title={Dimensions of science capital: exploring its potential for understanding students’ science participation},
  author={J. Dewitt and L. Archer and Ada Mau},
  journal={International Journal of Science Education},
  year={2016},
  volume={38},
  pages={2431 - 2449}
}
ABSTRACT As concerns about participation rates in post-compulsory science continue unabated, considerable research efforts have been focused on understanding and addressing the issue, bringing various theoretical lenses to bear on the problem. One such conceptual lens is that of ‘science capital’ (science-related forms of social and cultural capital), which has begun to be explored as a tool for examining differential patterns of aspiration and participation in science. This paper continues… Expand
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