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Educational vulnerability of students in poverty and policy measures

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Frame of Image trating the educational vulnerabilities of students suffering from poverty(also referred to as students in poverty) as well as identifying the appropriate responses from a social capital perspective. The following constitute the main research questions of this study: 1) What type of educational vulnerabilities are the students in poverty exposed to? 2) Are they able to overcome these disadvantages when there is an accumulation of social capital? 3) What are the policy responses that lead to such an accumulation of social capital? Poverty has traditionally been defined in an economic manner, namely a deficiency or insufficiency of income. However, more recently, poverty has been known to exhibit more complex characteristics, such as social exclusion, family breakdown, poverty trap, and the working poor. Of these characteristics, social exclusion in particular requires educational responses. In order to prevent and alleviate the social exclusion that may potentially be experienced by the students suffering from poverty, forming social capital is deemed necessary. In this study, social capital is defined as “a social relationship based on trust, support, and cooperation, through mutual interactions and communications among families, schools, and the local community that all play a part in children’s development through learning”. In order to empirically establish the relationship between social capital and the
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Title Educational vulnerability of students in poverty and policy measures
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Material Type Articles
Author(English)

Ryu, Bangran

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[Seoul]:Korean Educational Development Institute

Date 2013
Pages 3
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Social Development < Education
Holding Korean Educational Development Institute