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Trust and social capital in urban Kenya and Tanzania

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Stable networks of cooperation, through which persons act under assumptions of reciprocity, promise-keeping and trust, are necessary for any society to flourish. These relationships have been described as “social capital”, defined as the norms and networks that enable collective action. Whilst study of social capital has generated much attention from those interested in its consequences for economic development and social unity, there remains a certain gap within the social sciences betwee...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Oriel College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Politics and International Relations
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:8ce0eac9-b9a6-4b61-b377-86e2805a7959
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ora:9665

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