Moreover, in line with credit and training, social capital
is equally vital formicroenterprise success.
low) levels of internal social capital
foster more trust and support from colleagues (Meyer & Allen, 1997).
is an intangible community-based construct "designed by its function" (Coleman, 1988, p.
But this study also shows that social capital
deserves a larger role in our thinking about cost-effective ways to support students, especially the most vulnerable."
Keywords: Social capital
, dimension, rural development, structural equation model, Turkey.
The way they lived their lives gave them a huge social capital
Hanifan's 1916 article regarding local support for rural schools is one of the first occurrences of the term social capital
in reference to social cohesion and personal investment in the community.
It should be emphasized, however, that skepticism toward social capital
should not be taken as an argument for atomistic capitalism.
is the social linkage that enables a person to take action to achieve the desired goal (Putnam in Narayan and Cassidy, 2001) or "...
The discussion regarding social capital
has been largely influenced by theoretical conceptualizations proposed by Coleman (1988) and Putnam (2000).
It has been claimed that in recent years, social capital
has declined in Iran while the number of patients with diabetes has increased.