Strengthening Social Capital to Tackle Poverty

Scheffert, Donna Rae
October 2008
Rural Minnesota Journal;Fall2008, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p33
Academic Journal
The article presents information on the importance of social capital in tackling poverty among rural women in Minnesota. It discusses how informal and community supports in rural communities can be leveraged to support people in poverty. It mentions that policy makers, local leaders, and individuals in poverty, who migrate from urban to rural areas, need an accurate and descriptive picture of the quality of life for rural families in poverty.


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