Handbook of Social Capital and Regional Development
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Handbook of Social Capital and Regional Development

Edited by Hans Westlund and Johan P. Larsson

The role of social capital in regional development is a multifaceted topic which is studied all over the world using various methods and across numerous disciplines. It has long been evident that social capital is important for regional development, however, it is less clear how this works in practice. Do all types of social capital have the same effects and are different kinds of regions impacted in the same way? This book is the first to offer an overview of this rapidly expanding field of research and to thoroughly analyse the complex issue of social capital and regional development.
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Chapter 5: Women’s entrepreneurship and social capital

Pia Arenius and Riikka Franzén

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5. Women’s entrepreneurship and social capital Pia Arenius and Riikka Franzén INTRODUCTION The general starting point of research on social capital and entrepreneurship is that social capital, like other forms of capital, brings advantages and ben...

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