• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Social Capital

  • By: Steve McDonald Richard A. Benton
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

During the last two decades, the social capital concept has become widely employed among scholars and policy makers. According to the Social Science Citation Index, “social capital” appeared as a key term in research articles only twice in 1991, compared to ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles