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Social Dimensions of Information Technology: Issues for the New Millennium - Page 7
edited by - 2000 - 362 pages
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Christianity and Civil Society: The Contemporary Debate

Robert Wuthnow - Religion - 1996 - 103 pages
...more deeply about what he calls social capital — all the relationships and interpersonal skills, such as "networks, norms, and social trust, that facilitate coordination and cooperation for mutual benefit."15 13. Robert D. Putnam, "Bowling Alone: America's Declining Social Capital, " Journal of...
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Tending the Flock: Congregations and Family Ministry

K. Brynolf Lyon, Archie Smith - Religion - 1998 - 219 pages
...human capital—tools and training that enhance individual productivity—"social capital" refers to features of social organization such as networks,...facilitate coordination and cooperation for mutual benefit. 28 In the public discussion of family life, "social capital" expresses the findings of current research...
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Participation and Democracy, East and West: Comparisons and Interpretations

Dietrich Rueschemeyer, Marilyn Rueschemeyer, Björn Wittrock - Political Science - 1998 - 290 pages
...human capital—tools and training that enhance individual productivity—"social capital" refers to features of social organization, such as networks,...facilitate coordination and cooperation for mutual benefit. For a variety of reasons, life is easier in a community blessed with a substantial stock of social...
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Membership and Morals: The Personal Uses of Pluralism in America

Nancy L. Rosenblum - Philosophy - 1998 - 438 pages
...is that civil society generates "social capital," defined in moral as well as institutional terms as "features of social organization such as networks,...facilitate coordination and cooperation for mutual benefit."72 The mediating vision "endows small moral worlds with an ultimate significance in creating,...
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Free Trade?: Informal Economies at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Kathleen A. Staudt - Business & Economics
...market discourse, he establishes the importance of social capital: "features of social organizations such as networks, norms, and social trust that facilitate coordination and cooperation for mutual benefit."68 He thereby broadens notions of civic culture, but it is important to place those notions...
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Working Together for a Change: Government, Business, and Civic Partnerships ...

Ariel Fiszbein, Pamela Lowden - Political Science - 1999 - 166 pages
...16. This is essentially the same notion described by Putnam (1993, p. 35): "social capital refers to features of social organization, such as networks,...coordination and cooperation for mutual benefit." 17. The best-known formulation of that argument, of course, is Fukuyama 1995. Stiglitz (1997) also...
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Something Within: Religion in African-American Political Activism

Fredrick C. Harris - Social Science - 1999 - 240 pages
..."social capital" through their church involvement. Social capital refers to what Robert Putnam defines as "features of social organization such as networks,...facilitate coordination and cooperation for mutual benefit" (1995, 67). Indeed, because of the social and communication networks in black churches, black religious...
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Community Colleges as Cultural Texts: Qualitative Explorations of ...

Kathleen M. Shaw, James R. Valadez, Robert A. Rhoads - Education - 1999 - 213 pages
...the formation of social capital. Developing Social Capital The concept of social capital refers to "features of social organization such as networks,...facilitate coordination and cooperation for mutual benefits" (Putnam 1995, p. 67). The presence of these features in a community enriches life for its...
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The Idea of Public Journalism

Theodore Lewis Glasser - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 229 pages
...of civic life. Putnam argues that the common good depends on "social capital," which he defines as "features of social organization such as networks,...facilitate coordination and cooperation for mutual benefit."13 He attributes the term's first use to the urbanologist Jane Jacobs.14 But Jacobs applied...
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Governance Through Social Learning

Gilles Paquet - Political Science - 1999 - 272 pages
...decapitalization in North America (Putnam 1995, 1996). It has thrived on the loss of civic engagement based on networks, norms, and social trust that facilitate coordination and cooperation for mutual benefit, but it has also accelerated the process of social decapitalization. According to Hollingsworth (1993),...
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