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The role of social capital in development [electronic resource] : an empirical assessment / edited by Christiaan Grootaert and Thierry Van Bastelaer ; with a foreword by Robert D. Putnam.

Contributor(s): Grootaert, Christiaan, 1950- | Van Bastelaer, Thierry.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 360 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 0521812917; 9780521812917; 0511064683 (electronic bk.); 9780511064685 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Social capital (Sociology) | Poverty | Economic development | Rural development | Capital social (Sociologie) | Pauvret�e | D�eveloppement �economique | D�eveloppement rural | PSYCHOLOGY -- Social Psychology | Electronic books | Capital social (Sociolog�ia) | Pobreza | Desarrollo econ�omico y social | Desarrollo ruralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Role of social capital in development.DDC classification: 302 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Social capital and poverty: a microeconomic perspective / Paul Collier -- Social capital, growth, and poverty: a survey of cross-country evidence / Stephen Knack -- Mapping and measuring social capital through assessment of collective action to conserve and develop watersheds in Rajasthan, India / Anirudh Krishna and Norman Uphoff -- Social capital and the firm: evidence from agricultural traders in Madagascar / Marcel Fafchamps and Bart Minten -- How do participation and social capital affect community-based water projects? Evidence from Central Java, Indonesia / Jonathan Isham and Satu K�ahk�onen -- Does social capital increase participation in voluntary solid waste management? Evidence from Dhaka, Bangladesh / Sheoli Pargal, Daniel O. Gillian, and Mainul Huq -- The impact of development assistance on social capital: evidence from Kenya / Mary Kay Gugerty and Michael Kremer -- Induced social capital and federations of the rural poor in the Andes / Anthony J. Bebbington and Thomas F. Carroll -- Social capital and social cohesion: case studies from Cambodia and Rwanda / Nat J. Colletta and Michelle L. Cullen -- Ethnicity, capital formation, and conflict: evidence from Africa / Robert H. Bates and Irene Yackovlev -- Conclusion: measuring impact and drawing policy implications / Christiaan Grootaert and Thierry Van Bastelaer.
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Social capital and poverty: a microeconomic perspective / Paul Collier -- Social capital, growth, and poverty: a survey of cross-country evidence / Stephen Knack -- Mapping and measuring social capital through assessment of collective action to conserve and develop watersheds in Rajasthan, India / Anirudh Krishna and Norman Uphoff -- Social capital and the firm: evidence from agricultural traders in Madagascar / Marcel Fafchamps and Bart Minten -- How do participation and social capital affect community-based water projects? Evidence from Central Java, Indonesia / Jonathan Isham and Satu K�ahk�onen -- Does social capital increase participation in voluntary solid waste management? Evidence from Dhaka, Bangladesh / Sheoli Pargal, Daniel O. Gillian, and Mainul Huq -- The impact of development assistance on social capital: evidence from Kenya / Mary Kay Gugerty and Michael Kremer -- Induced social capital and federations of the rural poor in the Andes / Anthony J. Bebbington and Thomas F. Carroll -- Social capital and social cohesion: case studies from Cambodia and Rwanda / Nat J. Colletta and Michelle L. Cullen -- Ethnicity, capital formation, and conflict: evidence from Africa / Robert H. Bates and Irene Yackovlev -- Conclusion: measuring impact and drawing policy implications / Christiaan Grootaert and Thierry Van Bastelaer.

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