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Measuring Social Capital

  • Markku T. Hyyppä
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Abstract

The operationalization process defines the concept of social capital so as to allow it to be measured empirically, qualitatively and quantitatively. Here, various measurement frameworks for social capital are examined mainly from the standpoint of health and welfare studies.

Keywords

Social Capital Social Participation Social Trust European Social Survey Institutional Trust 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute for Health and Welfare, Population StudiesTurkuFinland

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