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Elgar companion to social capital and health

Author: Sherman T Folland
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK Edward Elgar Publishing [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Sherman Folland and Eric Nauenberg present the cutting edge of research covering the ever-expanding social capital field. With excellent contributions from leading academics, the Elgar Companion to  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherman T Folland
ISBN: 9781785360701 1785360701
OCLC Number: 1059426900
Description: xiii, 238 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Contents:1. IntroductionSherman Folland and Eric Nauenberg PART I Theories on how social capital improves health2. How does social capital contribute to health?Sherman Folland 3. History of social capital and healthM. Kamrul Islam 4. How social capital arises in areasTor Iversen and Tigist Woldetsadik SommenoPART II Special inquiries on social capital and health5. Social capital and health across the life cycleEric Nauenberg 6. Religious and social capital and healthEphraim Shapiro and Chen SharonyPART III Empirical evidence: does social capital improve health? 7. Social capital in epidemiologyMartin Lindstroem 8. Social capital and aging brain healthNicole D. Anderson 9. Social capital and types of illnesses: Where is it most effective?M. Kamrul Islam, Sherman Folland and Oddvar Martin Kaarboe10. Social capital and risk-taking behaviorSherman FollandPART IV Causality issues11. Social capital and health interventions: Enhancing social capital to improve healthJean Guo, Setti Rais Ali and Lise Rochaix 12. Does health affect social capital?Hope Corman, Kelly Noonan and Nancy E. Reichman13. Trust promotes health: addressing reverse causality by studying children of immigrantsMartin Ljunge14. Workplace social capital and sickness absenceM. Kamrul Islam and Lorenzo RoccoPART V Sociology and social capital15. Network approaches to the study of social capital and healthSpencer Moore, Stephanie Child, Yun-Hsuan Wu and Jennifer Mandelbaum 16. Do network members' resources generate health inequality? Social capital theory and beyondLijun Song, Cleothia G. Frazier and Philip J. PettisPART VI Social capital and health in world development17. Social capital and health inequalities in developing countries: A case study for IndonesiaFlorence Jusot and Marta Menendez18. Social capital and economic growthSoumyananda DindaIndex
Other Titles: Social capital and health
Responsibility: edited by Sherman Folland, Eric Nauenberg.


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'Did you know that the concept of "social capital" can be traced to Marx? This Companion contains many more startling insights, not least due to its comprehensive review of worldwide empirical Read more...

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