TITLE

SOCIAL CAPITAL

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Dictionary of Alternatives;2007, p259
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "social capital" is presented. Social capital results in better health, educational participation and neighbourliness, and lower rates of crime and unemployment. Robert Putnam suggests the two main forms of capital including bonding which ties similar people together, and bridging capital which ties disparate groups of people together.
ACCESSION #
31574949

 

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