Contexts of Social Capital

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203890097
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/28/2008
  • Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 388
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Ray-May Hsung is Professor of Sociology at the National Chengchi University, Taiwan.

Nan Lin is Professor of Sociology at Duke University, USA.

Ronald L. Breiger is Professor of Sociology at the University of Arizona, USA.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Advances on Theory and Methods of Social Capital 1. Position Generators, Affiliations, and the Institutional Logics of Social Capital: A Study of Taiwan Firms and Individuals Ray-May Hsung and Ronald L. Breiger 2. Changing Places: The Influence of Meeting Places on Recruiting Friends Beate Völker, Henk Flap and Gerald Mollenhors 3. Does the Golden Rule Rule? Rochelle R. Côté, Gabriele Plickert and Barry Wellman 4. Making Democracy Work via the Functioning of Heterogeneous Personal Networks: An Empirical Analysis based on a Japanese Election Study Ken'ichi Ikeda and Tetsuro Kobayashi Part 2: Markets And Social Capital 5. The Context Challenge: Generalizing Social Capital Processes Across Two Different Settings Bonnie H. Erickson 6. The Transaction Cost: Embeddedness Approach to Studying Chinese Outsourcing Jar-Der Luo and Yung-Chu Yeh 7. Constructed Network as Social Capital: The Transformation Of Taiwan’s Small And Medium Enterprise Organization Chieh-Hsuan Chen Part 3: Social Capital in Communities 8. Production And Returns Of Social Capital: Evidence From Urban China Nan Lin, Dan Ao And Lijun Song 9. The Distribution and Return of Social Capital in Taiwan Chih-Jou Jay Chen 10. Social Capital in Communities, Development and Integration: The Four-Village Case Study in Hungary, 2000 Róbert Tardos 11. Distinctiveness and Disadvantage among the Urban Poor: Is Low Network Capital Really the Problem Jeanne S. Hurlbert, John J. Beggs and Valerie A. Haines Part 4: Families and Social Capital 12. Parental Closure Effects on Learning: Coleman’s Theory of Social Capital on Learning Revisited Ly-Yun Chang 13. Childcare Networks and Embedded Experiences Joseph Galaskiewicz, Beth M. Duckles and Olga Mayorova 14. The Immediate Returns on Time Investment in Daily Contacts: Exploring the Network–Overlapping Effects from Contact Diaries Yang-Chih Fu

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