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Religion and the New Immigrants: Social Capital, Identity, and Civic Engagement

Michael W. Foley and Dean R. Hoge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195188707
eISBN:
9780199785315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188707.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book assesses the role of local worship communities — churches, mosques, temples, and others — in promoting civic engagement among recent immigrants to the United States. The product of a ... More


Political and Social Games Corporations Play

Masahiko Aoki

in Corporations in Evolving Diversity: Cognition, Governance, and Institutional Rules

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199218530
eISBN:
9780191711510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218530.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This chapter formulates political-exchange and social-exchange games that corporations and their stakeholders play along with other agents in society. Multiple equilibria of the political exchange ... More


France: Old and New Civic and Social Ties in France

Jean‐Pierre Worms

in Democracies in Flux: The Evolution of Social Capital in Contemporary Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195150896
eISBN:
9780199834938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150899.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines social capital changes in France. The simultaneous growth of inner-oriented, self-centred primary group social capital and reduction of other-oriented bridging and ... More


Trust and Democratic Transition in Post-Communist Europe

Ivana Markova (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263136
eISBN:
9780191734922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263136.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The ten chapters in this book are concerned with theoretical and empirical analyses of trust and distrust in post-Communist Europe after the collapse of the Soviet bloc in 1989. The contributors come ... More


Democracies in Flux: The Evolution of Social Capital in Contemporary Society

Robert D. Putnam (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195150896
eISBN:
9780199834938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150899.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book examines the changes in social capital in eight advanced democracies: Australia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, Spain, Sweden, and the United States. It considers both qualitative ... More


Introduction

Robert D. Putnam and Kristin A. Goss

in Democracies in Flux: The Evolution of Social Capital in Contemporary Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195150896
eISBN:
9780199834938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150899.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion on the theory of social capital. It then presents the four major distinctions of social capital. This is followed by a discussion on theories of ... More


Great Britain: The Role of Government and the Distribution of Social Capital

Peter A. Hall

in Democracies in Flux: The Evolution of Social Capital in Contemporary Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195150896
eISBN:
9780199834938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150899.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The overall levels of social capital in Great Britain appear to have remained robust since the 1950s. However, disparities in the social capital available to the working and middle classes appear to ... More


The United States: Bridging the Privileged and the Marginalized?

Robert Wuthnow

in Democracies in Flux: The Evolution of Social Capital in Contemporary Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195150896
eISBN:
9780199834938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150899.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Social capital in the United States has been declining since the 1950s. While many important forms of social capital have declined, newer ways of connecting with friends and neighbours have emerged. ... More


Wealth Creation, Social Virtues, and Sociality: Social Capital's Role in Creating and Sustaining Wealth

John A. Coleman, S.J.

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter investigates the notion of “social capital”, beginning with its development among sociologists and its eventual employment by economists and others. It urges a conversation between ... More


A Decline of Social Capital? The German Case

Claus Offe and Susanne Fuchs

in Democracies in Flux: The Evolution of Social Capital in Contemporary Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195150896
eISBN:
9780199834938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150899.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Germany has not experienced a decline in social capital. However, it is difficult to tell whether the strength of social capital lies in the individual properties of citizens, collective properties ... More


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