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Social Capital

Updated: Oct 14, 2017

By social capital we mean the institutions, relationships and norms that shape the quality and quantity of the society’s social interactions.

While measuring the quality of social capital remains problematic, it might be defined as the relative advantage or disadvantage in absolute terms that a particular context and environment exert on the human being. For instance, Fernandez-Kelley (1995)


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