Foundations of Social Capital
Elinor Ostrom, T. K. Ahn
Edward Elgar Pub., 2003 - Business & Economics - 590 pages
Few social scientific concepts have gathered so much attention and so many followers in such a short period of time as the concept of social capital. The purpose of this authoritative volume is to review the foundations for this fast growing field.
The selected articles embed the concept in core theoretical work in economics, political science, sociology, development theory, and philosophy. Topics include: contemporary conceptual and philosophical foundations; forms of social capital; and the relation of social capital to both development and democracy.
This collection will provide an insightful reference source to students and researchers alike.
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