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ERIC Number: EJ936653
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jun
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
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ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Effects of Social Capital on Academic Success: A Narrative Synthesis
Acar, Erkan
Educational Research and Reviews, v6 n6 p456-461 Jun 2011
Many researchers link social capital theory to education and commonly use examples from the field of education to examine social capital theory. Accordingly, they accept that reflections and contributions of social capital can be observed in the field of education. This paper examines social capital's effects on academic success in education. In view of that, the paper discusses the definition of social capital. Accordingly, it explains the social capital theory, its development and its linkages to education. Further, parallel to many researchers, this paper focuses on two types of social capital: (1) family social capital and (2) society social capital. With respect to ethical considerations, this paper also examines ethics of care in utilizing social capital.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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