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Social Capital

Scope Note: 
Resources of social trust, norms, and networks that people can draw upon to solve common problems -- includes families, schools, churches, neighborhood associations, clubs, and community organizations.
Category: Social Processes and Structures
Broader Terms
Narrower Terms
Use this term instead of
Social Infrastructure
Social Investments
Social Overhead Capital
Related Terms
Capacity Building
Community Resources
Human Capital
Human Resources
Interpersonal Relationship
Social Environment
Social Networks
Social Structure
Social Support Groups
Socioeconomic Status
Added to ERIC: 2/15/2001