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Social capital

Author: David Halpern
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity Press, 2007.
Series: Key concepts
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats

The concept of a social capitala is currently the focus of an explosion of interest in the research and policy community. It refers to the social networks, informal structures and norms that  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Halpern
ISBN: 9780745625485 0745625487 9780745625478 0745625479
OCLC Number: 180165869
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [335] -378.
Description: XI, 388 Seiten : Diagramme.
Contents: * Preface * Chapter 1: Introduction: concepts, history and measurement * Chapter 2: Economic Performance * Chapter 3: Health and Well--Being * Chapter 4: Crime * Chapter 5: Education * Chapter 6: Government and the Effective State * Chapter 7: Trends in Social Capital * Chapter 8: Causes * Chapter 9: Policy Implications * Notes * Bibliography * Index
Series Title: Key concepts
Responsibility: David Halpern.


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