SmartSellTM - The New Way to Sell Online

Shop over a million Toys in our Huge New Range

Learning Communities and Imagined Social Capital
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Learning to Belong; 2. Critiquing Learning Communities and Communities of Practice; 3. Conceptualising Imagined Social Capital; 4. Re-imagining Educational Spaces; 5. The Joy of Knowledge 6. Conclusion: Who Can Learn to Belong?; References; Index.

About the Author

Jocey Quinn is Professor of Education at the University of Plymouth, UK, and former Professor at the Institute for Policy Studies in Education at London Metropolitan University, UK. She is also Visiting Professor at the University of Exeter, UK.

Reviews

'Professor Quinn brings the spirit of pleasure to an intellectually expansive analysis of belonging and the material needs of the learner. In so doing, this study takes us well beyond the common place in considering the impact of lifelong learning.' Christina Hughes, Professor of Women and Gender and Chairperson in the Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, UK 'In this important new book Jocey Quinn sets out her innovative work on imagined social capital in ways which bring alive the some 200 diverse learners who formed part of her data rich research. Through her powerful and stimulating analysis of (imagined) social capital she invites us to re-imagine educational spaces, terrains and communities, to discover the fluidity of 'belonging'. This book is a timely intervention in debates about social capital and learning communities, arguing for new ways of belonging through resistance.' Sue Jackson, Professor of Lifelong Learning and Gender, Pro-Vice-Master for Learning and Teaching and Director of the Birkbeck Institute for Lifelong Learning, Birkbeck, University of London, UK 'Over the course of a hundred and fifty pages, the author has crafted a piece that combines theory development with the voices of research informants, educationalists, sociologists, philosophers, poets and authors of modern literature. This is a readable book.' Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Learning Communities and Imagined Social Capital: Learning to Belong (Continuum Studies in Educational Research) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top