Essays Tagged: "Social Capital"

A paper on Social Capital in my community

In this essay I will discuss three major points concerning social capital. First, I will state whether my community is rich in social capital, then provide evi ... or isn't. Second, I will explain the factors that are responsible for the continuance or decline in social capital. And third, I will talk about what realistic policies I would pursue to foster or sus ... I would pursue to foster or sustain social capital in my community. Let me begin by explaining what social capital is. Social capital can be simply defined as connections among individuals. It refers ...

(4 pages) 104 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Conformity, Beneficial or Harmful? An analysis of Putnam's "Bowling Alone", Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" and Andrew Ross's "Celebration Chronicles".

nton Wilder, and Andrew Ross. In Bowling Alone, Putnam places factual stress on the point that high social capital can lead to pressures of conformity within a community. In accordance with Putnam, Ou ... tup. Both communities stress a level of conformity and at the same time maintain somewhat of a high social capital within their structure. Although visualized as a beneficial tool, forced conformity i ...

(9 pages) 71 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Notes on Paraguay, the past and the present

BASIC INFORMATIONParaguay is in a new historical phase facing important economic, social and political problems. Fully mobilizing its social capital could be a great step in achievin ... es that the citizenship has demanded from the new government: to strengthen democracy.Not only does social capital have to do with invisible aspects of a society's functioning, but it also has great i ... of civil conscience, and the predominant ethical values. Recent research indicates unanimously that social capital has great influence on macroeconomic results, productive microeconomic performance, p ...

(23 pages) 83 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

An essay about cheese

n4-11-14 (Peer Review)Annotated BibliographyZhu Ling, Thomas Breanna. "School-Based Obesity Policy, Social Capital, and Gender Differences in Weight Control Behaviors" American Journal of Public Healt ... esteem for these young children in school districts in their journal, "School-Based Obesity Policy, Social Capital, and Gender Differences in Weight Control Behaviors", using an assertive tone yet a p ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Differences and similarities between social capital, community development and community capacity building

ties and differences between three concepts; Community Development, Community Capacity Building and Social Capital, these concepts are considered to be important components of community work. This pap ... nd for community organisations to identify and meet the needs of their community. (Hounslow, 2002). Social Capital put simply, means a set of norms that assists in promoting trust and co-operation amo ...

(5 pages) 5 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community