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‘Those who are good to us, we call them friends’: Social support and social networks for children growing up in poverty in rural Andhra Pradesh, India

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Ideas about‘social capital’ (variously derived from Bourdieu 1986, Coleman 1988 and Putnam 20001) continue to circulate in research literature across a spectrum of disciplines, including sociology and development studies, despite numerous critiques (see Fine 2010 for a summary). It is broadly accepted that social networks and social resources, and social support (social capital), in the form of personal, familial and community-level relationships are crucially important to children as they gr...

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10.1057/9781137384744_8

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University of Oxford
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SSD
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International Development
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Young Lives
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142-164
Host title:
Childhood with Bourdieu
Publication date:
2015-01-23
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9781349481040
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2016-09-14

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