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Editors: Gregory Tripp, Michael Payne and Dimitrus Diodorus
Book Description:
Social capital may be defined as social networks, the norms of reciprocity and trust that arise from them, and the application of these assets in achieving mutual objectives. Social capital is quite important for the efficient performance of modern economies and for the development of a stable liberal democracy. The creation of networks and trust, ideas central to mainstream thinking about social capital, seem to be fundamental in allowing change to occur smoothly. This book proposes certain designs, that appear to encourage the social interactions of sense of belonging that lie at the heart of the idea about social capital. The role of social capital in the strategic organization of family businesses are also explored. While managers at other firms and government bureaucratic officials have a positive and monotonic relationship with performance, that for social capital from politicians has a negative relationship with performance for nonfamily businesses.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Social Capital and University Effectiveness pp. 1-14
(Paul Temple - Institute of Education, University of London)

Social Capital and Innovation Policy in Croatia: Scientific Community as a Source of Innovation pp. 15-48
(Jadranka Śvarc, Jasminka Lažnjak, Željka Śporer - Institute of Social Ivo Pilar, Zagreb, and others)

Empowerment Orientation and Social Capital as a Basis for Occupational well-being in School Communities - A Research and Development Project in Finland pp. 49-65
(Terhi Saaranen and Kerttu Tossavainen - University of Kuopio, Department of Nursing Science, Kuopio, Finland, and others)

Do Family Entrepreneurial Businesses Benefit More From Social Than Non family Businesses In Emerging Economics? A Comparative Analysis pp. 67-89
(Moses Acquaah - Department of Business Administration, Bryan School of Business and Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC)

Social Capital and Ethics: Their Influence on Economic Performance pp. 91-101
(Maria-Soledad Castańo Martínez, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Albacete, Spain)

Social Capital & the Health of Immigrant and Native-Born Respondents in Canada and the U.S.A pp. 103-136
(Cherylynn Bassani - University of British Columbia, Centre for Community Child Health Research, Vancouver, Canada)

Social Capital and Public Health Practice pp. 137-150
(Alice J. Hausman, Joanna Maselko, Rickie Brawer - Department of Public Health Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, and others)

Social Capital, Migration and the Welfare State pp. 151-172
(Gert Tinggaard Svendsen and Gunnar Lind Haase Svendsen - Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark, and others)

The Influence of Multidimensional Social Capital and Neighborhood Context on Co-occurring Maternal Depressive Symptoms and Behavior Problems in Six Year Old Children pp. 173-187
(Maritt J. Kirst, Patricia J, O'Campo, Margaret O'Brien Caughy - The Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada, and others)

Social Capital Accumulation Through Building Up Irrigation Water Governance in Mosoon Asia -Comparative Analysis on Policy Measures pp. 189-212
(Kazumi Yamaoka, David Groenfeldt, Kota Asano, et al - Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, and others)

Social Capital: A Catalyst for Social and Rural Development in Ghana? pp. 213-225
(Frank S. Arku, Cynthia Arku and Glen C. Filson - Rural Studies Program, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, and others)

Land Regularization Framework: A Hidden Social Capital in Formalizing Informal Settlements in Cities of Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 227-267
(Magigi, w., Shuaib, L. and Drescher, A.W - Moshi University College of Cooperative and Business Studies (A Constituent College of Sokoine University of Agriculture) Moshi-Kilimanjaro-Tanzania, and others)

The Role of Social Capital in Homogeneous Societies: Review of Recent Research in Japan pp. 269-288
(Eiji Yamamura - University Library of Munich, Germany)

Social Interaction Effect on Interleague Play Attendance: The Case of the Japan Professional Baseball League pp. 289-302
(Eiji Yamamura - Department of Economics, Seinan Gakuin University, Fukuoka, Japan)

Status, Formation and Function of Social Capital in Participatory Forest Management Setting: Examples from Bangladeshi Ethnic Communities pp. 303-319
(Tapan Kumar Nath and Makoto Inoue - Institute of Forestry and Environmental Sciences, The University of Chittagong, Bangladesh, and others)

CVC as Knowledge Broker Mediator and Interventionist with A "Bird's Eye View" - A Dynamic Social Network Perspective pp. 321-351
(Christiana Weber, Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany)

Short Communication

Socialize the Innovation in Your Business Model through Social Capital Creation pp. 353-365
(David Pastoriza, HEC Montreal and Joan Enric Ricart, IESE Business School)

Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009 2nd Quarter
   Pages: 389 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60692-973-5
   Status: AV
  
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
  
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