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ERIC Number: EJ559109
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-7783
The Social Capital of Self-Help Mutual Aid Groups.
Banks, Erik
Social Policy, v28 n1 p30-38 Fall 1997
Argues that small-group mutual aid organizations are successful voluntary associations that attract members even in our individualistic and commodity-driven culture because they provide valuable collective benefits that can only be enjoyed in common. Small groups as a source of social capital have implications for the study of helping relationships and service providers. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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