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Title: The level and distribution of social capital in Ireland
Author: Healy, T.
Keywords: Social capital
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Citation: Healy, T. 'The level and distribution of social capital in Ireland'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. XXXV, 2005/2006, pp56-86
Series/Report no.: Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Vol. XXXV 2005/2006
Abstract: The concept and term ‘social capital’ has enjoyed widespread currency in recent years not least in Ireland where it has emerged prominently in public policy debates (NESF, 2003). Claims have frequently been advanced that social capital is declining as people have less time to volunteer and be engaged in their local communities (Bohan, 2002). However, there is very limited evidence to support or reject these claims in the case of Ireland given the paucity of data, over time, on key aspects of social capital.
Description: Read before the Society, 24 November 2005
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2262/8878
ISSN: 00814776
Appears in Collections:JSSISI: 2005 to 2006, Vol. XXXV, 159th Session
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