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ERIC Number: EJ653284
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0260-1370
Learning and Building Social Capital in a Community of Family Farm Businesses.
Kilpatrick, Sue
International Journal of Lifelong Education, v21 n5 p446-61 Sep-Oct 2002
Interviews with 14 Australian farmers involved in farm business learning activities described how social capital is built through support networks. Four stages of development were identified: (1) individual self-confidence, interpersonal, and leadership skills; (2) getting acquainted; (3) credibility of group members; and (4) commitment. A model for simultaneous building and use of social capital was created. (Contains 19 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia