Edited by Hans Westlund and Kiyoshi Kobayashi
Social capital is often considered a key factor for local development. This book analyzes the role of social capital for rural areas’ survival and development in the current age of metropolitan growth – an era in which urban is the norm and where rural areas must adapt to this new situation and build innovative urban-rural relations.
Show Summary Details
- 01 Social Capital and Rural Development in the Knowledge Society
- 01 Copyright
- 01 Contents
- 01 Contributors
- 01 Preface
- Chapter 1: Social capital and sustainable urban–rural relationships in the global knowledge society
- Chapter 2: Forest governance and social capital: structures and functions
- Chapter 3: Joint facilities, improvement districts, clubs and commons: towards a taxonomy of institutionalised social capital
- Chapter 4: Foundations of collective action: towards a general theory
- Chapter 5: Does social capital contribute to regional economic growth? Swedish experiences
- Chapter 6: Changes in social capital and community functions in depopulated areas from case studies of 12 communities in the San’in district
- Chapter 7: Social capital in rural Poland: between tradition and social engineering
- Chapter 8: Social capital and economic growth in China’s provinces
- Chapter 9: Social capital and place-based policy: Aboriginal communities in Canada
- Chapter 10: What can local policies do? An activity theory analysis of municipal support to local innovations
- Chapter 11: Local responses to structural changes: collective action for rural communities in Sweden
- Chapter 12: Collective actors as driving forces for mobilizing social capital in a local community: what can be learned for health promotion?
- Chapter 13: Social capital for sustainable rural regions: the roles of voluntary association-mediated public service
- 01 Index
This content is available to you
If the inline PDF is not rendering correctly, you can download the PDF file here.