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Social Capital

  • By: Hennie Kotzé & Cindy Lee Steenekamp
  • In: International Encyclopedia of Political Science
  • Edited by: Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser & Leonardo Morlino
  • Subject:Political Science (general), General Politics & International Relations

The central premise of social capital is that social ties have value. The term social capital refers to the collective value of all social networks and the inclinations that arise from these networks to do things for each other. In other ...

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