An interesting new conclusion relating to social capital

Links between social capital and economic resources.

Fernando Sunimal, January 2003

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Summary :

Some texts on social capital published recently, from the United States and the United Kingdom, propose a very interesting new conclusion to this topic: “Social capital is high where economic and social resources and socio-economic privileges are too. Trust and social capital vary according to socio-economic privilege. Economic resources are necessary in order to construct a social capital.” S. Fernando discusses this point of view while drawing on the case of South Asia.