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Social Capital and Economic Development: Toward a Theoretical Synthesis and Policy Framework

Social Capital and Economic Development: Toward a Theoretical Synthesis and Policy Framework,Michael Woolcock

Social Capital and Economic Development: Toward a Theoretical Synthesis and Policy Framework   (Citations: 654)
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    • ...In the following, we use Woolcock’s (1998) elaboration of Putnam’s early works (1993) to distinguish between three different forms of social capital which we believe have different implications for the rural farm migrants: bonding social capital, which refers to the ties between the members of the same social group; bridging social capital, denoting the ties between members of different social groups; and linking social capital, the social relations between individuals and groups occupying different positions in the social hierarchy...

    Joanna Andrzejewskaet al. Lost in Transnational Space? Migrant Farm Workers in Rural Districts

    • ...The uncertainty of local users regarding state intervention easily produces miscommunication, miscalculation and a general sense of uncertainty, which prevents the establishment of trust relations (Woolcock, 1998; Erikson & Parent, 2007, pp...

    Wiebren J. Boonstraet al. The Ghosts of Fisheries Management

    • ...2008, 12); bridging – characterised by more diverse social relationships, generally weaker but more extensive, across community divides and people from different ethnic groups: and linking which connects people who hold different power and positions in institutional hierarchies (Gittell and Vidal 1998; Putnam 2000; Woolcock 1998)...

    Joan Forbeset al. Spatial paradox: educational and social in/exclusion at St Giles

    • ...Woolcock (1998) identifies a third type of relation: linking (weaker connections between people holding different power and status positions in institutional and work hierarchies, good for circumventing formal hierarchical positions and power imbalances)...

    Joan Forbeset al. Leadership distribution culturally? Education/speech and language ther...

    • ...This study found that utilizing a social capital framework (Woolcock 1998) was useful to evaluate participation and identify participation successes and gaps...

    Karen Adamset al. THIS IS NOT A GUIDE TO INDIGENOUS RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS

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