ERIC Number: EJ576191
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Social Capital and Communities of Place. Presidential Address.
Flora, Jan L.
Rural Sociology, v63 n4 p481-506 Dec 1998
Develops a framework for examining how social capital contributes to the well-being of rural communities. Reviews the educational and social science literature on social capital, contrasting rational choice and embeddedness perspectives. Introduces the concept of entrepreneurial social infrastructure, which adds equality, inclusion, and agency to social capital, thereby providing a foundation for community action. Contains 53 references. (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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