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Maternal social capital and child wellbeing in comparative perspective

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Social capital is defined as the norms, networks and associations that facilitate cooperative action. It can be divided into a behavioural or activity component of what people do – how they participate in groups – and a cognitive or perceptual component of what people think – whether they trust other people. While a growing body of literature focuses on social capital in developing and developed countries, the term has been criticised both conceptually and in terms of its policy relevance. ...

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Institution:
London South Bank University
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Reading
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Institution:
Save the Children, UK
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Young Lives
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Trudy Harpham
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Mary De Silva
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Nicola Jones
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Cathy Garlick
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Working Paper
Publication date:
2006
URN:
uuid:3d131412-f0f4-477e-8879-4c379d08a2dd
Local pid:
ora:1598
ISBN:
1-904427-32-4

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