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Localised Theories of Networking and Collaboration

  • Daniel Muijs
  • Mel Ainscow
  • Chris Chapman
  • Mel West
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Abstract

In this and the next chapter we will explore the theoretical basis for networking in education. To do this, we will draw primarily on theories developed outside of an educational context, but will discuss the educational applications of the theoretical frameworks mentioned. In this chapter we will look at more localised theories, in the following chapter at more societally grounded ones.

Keywords

Social Network Social Capital Social Network Analysis Structural Hole Social Capital Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Muijs
    • 1
  • Mel Ainscow
    • 2
  • Chris Chapman
    • 2
  • Mel West
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Southampton, School of EducationSouthamptonUK
  2. 2.University of Manchester, School of EducationManchesterUK

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