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Author Lin, Nan, 1938-

Title Social capital : a theory of social structure and action / Nan Lin.

Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [2001]
©2001

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 UniM Bail  302.4 LIN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 278 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Structural analysis in the social sciences ; 19.
Structural analysis in the social sciences ; 19.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-266) and index.
Contents Part I. Theory and Research -- 1 Theories of Capital: The Historical Foundation 3 -- 2 Social Capital: Capital Captured through Social Relations 19 -- 3 Resources, Hierarchy, Networks, and Homophily: The Structural Foundation 29 -- 4 Resources, Motivations, and Interactions: The Action Foundation 41 -- 5 Theory and Theoretical Propositions 55 -- 6 Social Capital and Status Attainment: A Research Tradition 78 -- 7 Inequality in Social Capital: A Research Agenda 99 -- Part II. Conceptual Extensions -- 8 Social Capital and the Emergence of Social Structure: A Theory of Rational Choice 127 -- 9 Reputation and Social Capital: The Rational Basis for Social Exchange 143 -- 10 Social Capital in Hierarchical Structures 165 -- 11 Institutions, Networks, and Capital Building: Societal Transformations 184 -- 12 Cybernetworks and the Global Village: The Rise of Social Capital 210 -- 13 Future of the Theory 243.
Subject Social capital (Sociology)
Social networks.
Social action.
ISBN 0521474310