The Formation of Social Capital among Chinese Urbanites: Theoretical Explanation and Empirical Evidence

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Abstract

This chapter presents a theoretical model that explains two structural sources of variation in the formation of social capital at interpersonal levels. It studies the argument that occupational life is a source of variation in the creation of social capital among working people. The chapter also provides an operational definition of social capital.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSocial Capital
Subtitle of host publicationAn International Research Program
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780191740619
ISBN (Print)9780199234387
DOIs
StatePublished - May 24 2012

Keywords

  • Interpersonal levels
  • Occupational life
  • Operational definition
  • Social capital
  • Structural sources
  • Theoretical model
  • Variation

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