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Social Capital, Children and Young People: Implications for practice, policy and research

Julie Allan and Ralph Catts


This book is about the relationships and networks – the social capital – that children and young people have in and out of school. In this unique collection, the social capital of children and young people and, in one case parents and teachers, in a wide range of formal and informal settings is explored. Social capital has become of increasing interest to policy makers but there has been little evidence of how it operates in practice. The contributors to the book, who include academic researchers and educational professionals, provide in-depth accounts of social capital being developed and use ... More

Keywords: Social capital, children, youth, research capacity, disadvantage

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9781847429285
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847429285.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Julie Allan, editor

Ralph Catts, editor

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