Well-being in Developing Countries
Edited by Jonathan Isham, Thomas Kelly and Sunder Ramaswamy
The chapters in this volume explore the challenges and opportunities raised by this concept for researchers, practitioners and teachers. Social Capital and Economic Development is based upon a consistent, policy-based vision of how social capital affects well-being in developing countries.
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- Social Capital and Economic Development Well-being in Developing Countries
- Chapter 1: Social Capital and Well-being in Developing Countries: An Introduction
- Chapter 2: Social Capital in Theory and Practice: Where do we Stand?
- Chapter 3: Reflections on Social and Antisocial Capital
- Chapter 4: Bonds and Bridges: Social Capital and Poverty
- Chapter 5: Social Capital, Education and Credit Markets: Empirical Evidence from Burkina Faso
- Chapter 6: The Interactions of Bonding, Bridging and Linking Dimensions of Social Capital: Evidence from Rural Paraquay
- Chapter 7: Measuring Social Capital: Adding Field Experimental Methods to the Analytical Toolbox
- Chapter 8: Rethinking Local Commons Dilemmas: Lessons from Experimental Economics in the Field
- Chapter 9: Can Investments in Social Capital Improve Local Development and Environmental Outcomes? A Cost–benefit Framework to Assess the Policy Options
- Chapter 10: Social Capital and Environmental Management: Culture, Perceptions and Action Among Slum Dwellers in Bangkok
- Chapter 11: Building Networks of Social Capital for Grassroots Development among Indigenous Communities in Bolivia and Mexico
- Chapter 12: Resilient Communities: Building the Social Foundations of Human Security
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Chapter 1: Social Capital and Well-being in Developing Countries: An Introduction
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