Social Capital, Social Inclusion and Changing School Contexts: A Scottish Perspective

This paper synthesises a collaborative review of social capital theory, with particular regard for its relevance to the changing educational landscape within Scotland. The review considers the common and distinctive elements of social capital, developed by the founding fathers-Putnam, Bourdieu and Coleman-and explores how these might help to understand the changing contexts and pursue opportunities for growth
Keywords school contexts  collaboration  social capital
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-8527.2007.00362.x
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James S. Coleman (1993). Equality and Achievement in Education. British Journal of Educational Studies 41 (4):438-440.
Paul Croll (2004). Families, Social Capital and Educational Outcomes. British Journal of Educational Studies 52 (4):390 - 416.

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