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Measurement of Individual Social Capital [chapter]

Martin Van Der Gaag, Martin Webber
2008 Social Capital and Health  
During the years I wrote this dissertation I may have created, but certainly used a lot of social capital along the way. This is the place where I would like to do some extensive name generation.  ...  cheerful ICS colleagues and you made them happen: those 'espectacular' times of social production funk, whether it were in café De Minnaar, at conferences in Vancouver, Cancún, or various other places  ...  across life domains, embedded in individual social networks of the general population.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-71311-3_2 fatcat:vwevwqes7bfadcu4anozpzcfw4

Inequality and individuals' social networks: the other face of social capital

Atilano Pena-López, Paolo Rungo, José Manuel Sánchez-Santos
2021 Cambridge Journal of Economics  
This paper studies how access to and the extraction of social network resources depend on the social structure.  ...  accessibility and networks with a high prevalence of instrumental relations.  ...  resources embedded in social networks and types of associationism.  ... 
doi:10.1093/cje/beab016 fatcat:gfwiiaih2bbehp3jq6pure53pq

A critical appraisal of individual social capital in crisis response

Claudia Morsut, Christian Kuran, Bjørn Ivar Kruke, Tor‐Olav Nævestad, Kati Orru, Sten Hansson
2021 Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy  
In addition, the paper considers these findings to analyze the 2011 Utøya terrorist attack in Norway, to uncover new positive and negative effects of individual social capital, thus contributing to pushing  ...  aspect of social capital-its microlevel positive and negative instances in the crisis response-a quite neglected phase of the crisis management cycle when it comes to studying the role of social capital  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank their BuildERS colleagues, Marco Krüger, Maira Schobert, Friedrich Gabel (University of Tubingen, Germany), and Jarmo Houtsonen (Police University College  ... 
doi:10.1002/rhc3.12236 fatcat:vrylcmfhfbagngcgapq46zloeu

Assessing individual social capital capacity: The development and validation of a network accessibility scale

John-Paul Hatala
2009 Performance Improvement Quarterly  
Research has indicated that the utilization of social capital can assist in the upward mobility of an individual.  ...  An individual's ability to access social network resources may lead to professional success.  ...  2) Do these individual variables interrelate to form meaningful patterns? Social Capital Research Social capital consists of the resources that are embedded within people's social networks.  ... 
doi:10.1002/piq.20045 fatcat:ns7wsrvsefbrtm6oofh3qzpbsa

Social Capital and Individual Performance: A Study of Academic Collaboration [article]

Alireza Abbasi, Liaquat Hossain, Rolf Wigand
2011 arXiv   pre-print
We suggest that the collaborative process involves social capital embedded within relationships and network structures among direct co-authors.  ...  In this study, our aim is to provide empirical evidence of the influence of social capital and performance within the context of academic collaboration.  ...  quality (their value) of embedded resources (contacts) of an individual as a proxy for his/her social capital.  ... 
arXiv:1112.2460v1 fatcat:jjkx5ualefdvxa6hd72y5chjou

Measurement of an individual entrepreneur's social capital: a multidimensional model

Mariel Fornoni, Iván Arribas, José E. Vila
2011 The International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal  
discussion on the nature of social capital and we show that the one-dimensional approach is not enough to capture the complex nature of social capital.  ...  Second, we present, implement and validate a specific three-dimensional measurement tool that can be used to analyze the role of social capital in further entrepreneurship research.  ...  over time (relational dimension) and finally a dimension that provides the resources embedded in a network that can be mobilized or materialized through the same (resource dimension).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11365-011-0204-1 fatcat:2xwrapd6jvdcbeczlxrgb5643y

'Individual' Social Capital, 'Social' Networks, and Their Linkages to Economic Game

Masahiko Aoki
2007 Social Science Research Network  
This essay makes a conceptual distinction between societal categories, such as social networks, norms, and social status differentiation, on the one hand, and social capital invested by individual agents  ...  The former are institutional phenomena arising as outcomes of social-exchange games in which individual agents invest strategically in social capital.  ...  I discuss those differences and their possible implications for evolved social norms in some detail in the appendix to chapter 2 in Aoki (2001) . 8.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1029156 fatcat:6fvuur5pqjgxhkqtk62ac3vjgm

A Multilevel Perspective on the Health Effect of Social Capital: Evidence for the Relative Importance of Individual Social Capital over Neighborhood Social Capital

Susan Lagaert, Thom Snaphaan, Veerle Vyncke, Wim Hardyns, Lieven J. R. Pauwels, Sara Willems
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The analysis highlights the health benefits of individual social capital, i.e., individual social support and network size.  ...  to both the normative and resource-based approaches to social capital.  ...  Acknowledgments: The research team wishes to thank the city of Ghent for their help in facilitating this research project. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Int.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18041526 pmid:33562693 fatcat:h6gymcny7jcuvf3u2revivntx4

Is Individual Social Capital Linked to the Implementation of Entrepreneurial Intentions?

Alexander Tatarko, Peter Schmidt
2013 Social Science Research Network  
The present study reveals the role of individual social capital in the implementation of a person's intention to start their own business and reveals how individual social capital contributes to this action  ...  The study showed that the intenders had more resources provided by formal (organizations and associations) and informal networks and relationships.  ...  Lin (2001: 29) defines individual social capital as "resources embedded in a social structure that are accessed and/or mobilized in purposive actions".  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2324673 fatcat:dru52xcvc5aerlqi4ydatdejou

Measuring social capital through network analysis and its influence on individual performance

Alireza Abbasi, Rolf T. Wigand, Liaquat Hossain
2014 Library & Information Science Research  
social capital embedded within relationships and network structures among direct coauthors.  ...  One of the important properties of this network structure is referred to as social capital, which is the network of contacts and the associated values attached to these networks of contacts.  ...  ) and quality (their value) of embedded resources (contacts) of an individual as a proxy for his or her social capital.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lisr.2013.08.001 fatcat:j5frp5wkyrffbjawozij2r5p54

The Impact of Individual Motivations and Social Capital on the Continuous Usage Intention of Mobile Social Apps

Sangjae Lee, Byung Gon Kim
2020 Sustainability  
This study examines individual motivations and social capital affecting relationship quality in terms of trust in and satisfaction with mobile social apps and how these factors influence continuance usage  ...  Social exchange theory (for individual motivation), theories of collective action and social capital theory (for social capital) can be applied in order to understand how an individual's behavior may exert  ...  Social capital is specifically described as "resources embedded in a social structure that are accessed and/or mobilized in purposive action" [42] (p. 29).  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12208364 fatcat:uzgihiysrraijnuv5qd6qrphym

Social capital and student achievement in Norwegian secondary schools

Lihong Huang
2009 Learning and Individual Differences  
Using data from the national survey 'Young in Norway 2002', it explores the concept and measurement of social capital in the school context by applying factor analysis.  ...  This paper investigates student social capital in Norwegian secondary schools and its effects on student achievement.  ...  Lin (2000) defines social capital as the 'investment and use of embedded resources in social relations for expected returns'.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2008.11.004 fatcat:rioeqyahcnghzmes6h5xcrqxxm

Speaking Acquaintances or Helpers in Need: Participation in Civic Associations and Individual Social Capital

Michael Mutz, Ulrike Burrmann, Sebastian Braun
2020 VOLUNTAS - International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations  
It is widely believed that civic associations are capable to produce social capital, here understood as an individual asset resulting from relations of mutual support and assistance.  ...  These findings help providing a more nuanced understanding of mechanisms of social capital formation in civic associations.  ...  Social capital To measure the support embedded in a person's network, Snijders has suggested Resource Generator (RG)-based measures, which focus on the support functions of a network and not on network  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11266-020-00274-x fatcat:43u5jaeyzrcspg6ckisykemsxe

Impact of Individual-Level Social Capital on Quality of Life among AIDS Patients in China

Ying Ma, Xia Qin, Ruoling Chen, Niannian Li, Ren Chen, Zhi Hu, D. William Cameron
2012 PLoS ONE  
Additionally, the factors of social support and social networks and ties were associated positively with MHS score (OR = 2.30, OR = 4.17, respectively).  ...  With growing recognition of the social determinants of health, social capital is an increasingly important construct in international health.  ...  Special thanks to the officials from the provincial and local CDC institutions in Anhui province for participating in the project and coordinating the field work. Author Contributions  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048888 pmid:23139823 pmcid:PMC3490922 fatcat:ul7wdiibtzbtbexzv34tbgddve

Active Citizen E-Participation in Local Governance: Do Individual Social Capital and E-Participation Management Matter?

Jooho Lee, Soonhee Kim
2014 2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
Three dimensions of social capitaltrust in government, strength of social ties, and volunteering activitiesare classified to explore the association of individual social capital and active e-participation  ...  Based on a literature review of social capital and citizen participation, the study develops a model of active e-participation and tests it in the context of local governance.  ...  Strength of Social Ties Social network literature considers social networks as resources in that people can access information, gain social support, and receive recognition through their social networks  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2014.259 dblp:conf/hicss/LeeK14 fatcat:pwsjjnquknfsfj52hw2sfyva6e
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