This view attempts to integrate the compelling work emerging from the networks and institutional approaches (Woolcock and Narayan 2000). Authors include Fox (1992); Evans (1992, 1995, 1996); Rose (1998); Woolcock (1998); Narayan (1999); and Fox and Brown (1998). Woolcock and Narayan (2000, p. 236) identified that the three central key tasks for synergy view theorists, researchers and policymakers is to ‘identify the nature and extent of a community’s social relationships and formal institutions, and the interaction between them; develop institutional strategies based on these social relations, particularly the extent of bonding and bridging social capital; and to determine how the positive manifestations of social capital cooperation, trust and institutional efficiency can offset sectarianism, isolationism and corruption’.
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