Peer relations and access to capital in the mathematics classroom: a Bourdieusian social network analysis
BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION, pp. 1037.0-1053, 2017.
Mathematicspeer groupsocial capitalsocial network analysisBourdieu
The aim of this article is to explore the structure of social capital in peer networks and its relation to the unequal access of educational resources within mathematics classrooms. We hypothesise that learners can gain access to mathematics through friendship networks which provide more or less help from peers that might sustain (or curt...More
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