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Social capital and the 'socially just school'

Smyth, J (2004). Social capital and the 'socially just school'. British Journal of Sociology of Education,25(1):19-33.

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Title Social capital and the 'socially just school'
Author Smyth, J
Journal Name British Journal of Sociology of Education
Publication Date 2004
Volume Number 25
Issue Number 1
ISSN 0142-5692   (check CDU catalogue open catalogue search in new window)
Scopus ID 2-s2.0-1642477957
Start Page 19
End Page 33
Total Pages 15
Place of Publication Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Publisher Carfax Publishing
HERDC Category C1 - Journal Article (DEST)
Abstract This paper argues that growing inequalities make it imperative that schools reinvent themselves around the issue of social justice. Through a case study of an Australian primary school, teacher-based forms of social capital are explored revealing progressive pedagogies to be an important precursor to the 'socially just school'.
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