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John Field

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9781861346551

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861346551.001.0001

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Networks, schooling and learning in adult life: interview evidence

Networks, schooling and learning in adult life: interview evidence

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(p.35) Two Networks, schooling and learning in adult life: interview evidence
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Social capital and lifelong learning
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John Field

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861346551.003.0003

This chapter analyses empirical evidence on the connection between people's networks and both their informal and formal learning. It examines the findings of a field-based study of adult learning and social capital in Northern Ireland. The chapter provides an evaluation of interview data gathered in the course of a research project funded through the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)'s Learning Society Programme.

Keywords:   networks, informal learning, formal learning, adult learning, Northern Ireland, social capital, ESRC, Learning Society Programme

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