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Social Capital and Education : Implications for Student and School Performance

@inproceedings{Sidgwick2011SocialCA,
  title={Social Capital and Education : Implications for Student and School Performance},
  author={H. Sidgwick and J. Clark},
  year={2011}
}
  • H. Sidgwick, J. Clark
  • Published 2011
  • Scholars seeking to understand why some students and schools perform better than others have suggested that social capital might be part of the explanation. Social capital in today’s terms is argued to be an intangible resource that emerges—or fails to emerge—from social relations and social structure. Use of the term in this sense has been traced to John Dewey’s writings in 1900 in The Elementary School Record. The idea that outcomes in education are conditioned by social interactions has… CONTINUE READING
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