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Success nonetheless

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making public utilities work in small-scale democracies despite social capital difficulties.
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A large part of the study of politics is dedicated to identifying the circumstances under which democracy will flourish. Putnam made a major contribution to this field through his concept of social capital as developed in Making Democracy Work. Putnam found that communities with a high number of civic associations –i.e. social capital- had a better chance of developing an effective style of democratic government.

This definition of social capital sparked much subsequent rese...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Keble College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Politics and International Relations
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Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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Oxford University, UK
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uuid:2368c85a-32cb-4f64-a9f3-072067605beb
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ora:6309

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