Chapter 1: Introduction: concepts, history and measurement
Chapter 2: Economic Performance
Chapter 3: Health and Well-Being
Chapter 4: Crime
Chapter 5: Education
Chapter 6: Government and the Effective State
Chapter 7: Trends in Social Capital
Chapter 8: Causes
Chapter 9: Policy Implications
Robert Putnam, Harvard University; author of Bowling Alone
- Provides a comprehensive guide to the concept of social capital for students, scholars and policy makers.
- This book brings together for the first time, from across a wide range of academic disciplines, the literature examining the different forms and consequences of social capital.
- Offers an overview of one of the most exciting areas to emerge out of the social sciences in many years
- Assumes no prior knowledge of the literature or statistics, and will be of interest to students and researchers in politics, sociology, social administration and social psychology