26 Sep 2018

Elgar Companion to Social Capital and Health – Book Review

Elgar Companion to Social Capital and Health Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Year: 2018 Language: English Edited by Sherman Folland, Department of Economics, Oakland University, US Eric Nauenberg, University of Toronto, Canada Sherman Folland and Eric Nauenberg present the cutting edge of research covering the ever-expanding social capital field. With excellent

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20 Jan 2018

Structural, cognitive, relational social capital

The distinction between structural, cognitive, and relational social capital was made by Janine Nahapiet and Sumantra Ghoshal and forms the most widely used and accepted framework for understanding social capital. These dimensions are conceptual distinctions that are useful for analytic convenience but in practice social capital involves complex interrelations between the three dimensions.

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