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ERIC Number: EJ844967
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISSN: ISSN-1052-2891
Social Capital Theory: Implications for Women's Networking and Learning
Alfred, Mary V.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, n122 p3-12 Sum 2009
This chapter describes social capital theory as a framework for exploring women's networking and social capital resources. It presents the foundational assumptions of the theory, the benefits and risks of social capital engagement, a feminist critique of social capital, and the role of social capital in adult learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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