Social capital and public policy in Australia

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Published by Australian Institute of Family Studies in Melbourne .

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  • Australia,
  • Australia.


  • Infrastructure (Economics) -- Australia.,
  • Social structure -- Australia.,
  • Australia -- Social policy.,
  • Australia -- Economic policy.,
  • Australia -- Economic conditions -- Social aspects.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Ian Winter.
ContributionsWinter, Ian C., Australian Institute of Family Studies.
LC ClassificationsHC610.C3 S66 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 324 p. ;
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6883745M
ISBN 100642394709
LC Control Number00456476

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This article applies Robert Putnam's concept of social capital to housing and urban policy. We review the social capital literature that informs public policy and offer a new paradigmatic approach. SOCIAL CAPITAL AND SOCIAL WELLBEING August In Australia, social capital has emerged as an area of great interest to a large number of Section 3 discusses in detail the role of social capital and policy applications for social capital in these areas.

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Social Capital and Health builds on the existing literature in establishing the effect of social capital on health. With contributions from scholars in the field, this book covers different aspects of social capital.

In Australia Eva Cox generated considerable discussion of social capital through her Boyer Lectures. In the Boyer Lectures she said: “ There are four major capital measures, one of which takes up far too much policy. Sport and Social Capital is the first book to examine this increasingly high profile area in detail.

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unproblematically, embraced government intervention in these fields. More than 15 major public policies, position statements and significant programs. Well-Being, Social Capital and Public Policy: What's New. John Helliwell. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in December NBER Program(s):Labor Studies This paper summarizes recent.

Get this from a library. Communities, social capital and public policy: literature review. [David Johnson; Bruce Headey; Ben Jensen; Australia. Department of Family and Community Services.]. Eva Maria Cox AO (born 21 February ) is an Austrian-born Australian writer, feminist, sociologist, social commentator and activist.

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