publication . Other literature type . 2011

Social Capital and Space

Ignjatović, Suzana; tomanović, Smiljka;
Open Access Serbian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2011 Journal: Sociologija i prostor : časopis za istraživanje prostornoga i sociokulturnog razvoja, volume 49, issue 3 (191) (issn: 1846-5226, eissn: 1849-0387, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute for social research in Zagreb
The paper explores the spatial aspects of social capital. In the first part of the paper we provide an overview of the space dimension in relevant theories of social capital. Three approaches to social capital are included: key theories (Bourdieu, Coleman, Putnam), economic/ development theories and network theories. Differences among the authors with regard to spatial dimensions are based on different conceptualizations of social capital. The second part of the paper is an in-depth comparative analysis of spatial dynamics of social capital in theory, research and public policy. The main goal of this part of the paper is to examine three spatial dimensions of so...
free text keywords: socijalni kapital; prostor; mobilnost; prostorna distanca; javna politika; lokalna zajednica, social capital; space; mobility; space distance; public policy; local community
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