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ERIC Number: EJ667457
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0260-1370
"Enrolling Alone?" Lifelong Learning and Social Capital in England.
Preston, John
International Journal of Lifelong Education, v22 n3 p235-48 May-Jun 2003
Analysis of 120 biographical interviews of English adults established three types of relationships between education and civic participation that are influenced by class, gender, ethnicity, and institutional structures. For "atomists," learning resulted in paradoxically solitary engagement. "Networkers" were not formally engaged but formed networks through learning. "Altruists'" sense of efficacy was enhanced by learning. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)