The pursuit of social capital among adolescent high school aged girls: The role of formal mentor-mentee relationships
作者: Micheal L. ShierStephanie GouthroRochelle de Goias
作者单位: 1Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, 246 Bloor Street W.Toronto, Ontario M5S1V4, Canada
2Girls E-Mentorship Innovation, 585 Dundas Street East, Daniels Spectrum Toronto, Ontario M5A2B7, Canada
刊名: Children and Youth Services Review, 2018, Vol.93 , pp.276-282
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2018.07.034
关键词: Social capitalYouthAdolescentUpward social mobilityInterpersonal relationships
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Social capital has been found to contribute to the upward social mobility of youth. This study investigates the process of social capital development among a group of ethno-racial minority adolescent girls involved with a community based nonprofit organization that acts as a catalyst for developing mentor-mentee relationships. One to one interviews were conducted with 15 program participants. Findings show that although this group is young, they have an awareness of their lack of social capital and use their mentorship relationship to build social capital. Mentees then use this newly acquired social capital to help pursue educational attainment through acceptance to university programs and connections to practicing professionals. The findings demonstrate the importance of...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:1.006 (2012)

  • capital 首都
  • social 群居的
  • school 学校
  • adolescent 青年
  • formal 形式的
  • mobility 活动性
  • mentor 教师
  • among 在当中
  • pursuit 追踪