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Social capital and women's support systems : networking, learning, and surviving

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

New directions for adult and continuing education ; no. 122, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, p.100 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb LC5225 .S64 S63 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8287999

Keywords:

Adult education--Social aspects, Social capital (Sociology)--United States, Social networks--Women

Abstract:

Contents: Social capital theory : implications for women's networking and learning / Mary V. Alfred -- Ties that bind : cultural referent groups and coping strategies of adult women as learners / Carmela R. Nanton -- Social networks and community support : sustaining women in need of community-based adult education programs / Velmarie L. Albertini --Networking in the workplace : implications for women's career development / Jia Wang -- Building social capital in the academy : the nature and function of support systems in graduate adult education / Nella A. Roberts, Maria S. Plakhotnik -- Older adult women learners in transition / Mary Alice Wolf -- Social networking technologies as vehicles of support for women in learning communities / Kimberly R. Burgess -- Support systems and women of the diaspora / Elizabeth D. Ojo -- Survival of the supported : social capital networks and the finish line / Mary V. Alfred, Carmela R. Nanton.