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Social capital and local socio-economic development : the case of Czech peripheries

Auteur(s) et Affiliation(s)

PILEČEK, J.
Dept. of Social Geography and Regional Development, Faculty of Science, Charles Univ., Prague, Tcheque, Republique
CHROMÝ, P.
Dept. of Social Geography and Regional Development, Faculty of Science, Charles Univ., Prague, Tcheque, Republique
JANČÁK, V.
Dept. of Social Geography and Regional Development, Faculty of Science, Charles Univ., Prague, Tcheque, Republique


Description :
This article first analyses relationships among various indicators of social capital encompassing social networks, trust and civic norms and values. Second, it explores relationships among various indicators of social capital encompassing three common dimensions: social networks, trust and civic norms and values. Third, research findings stress the importance of personal characteristics (age, education and economic activity) for residents' amount of social capital. It concludes that social capital can be seen as an instrument in the activation of endogenous development potential of local communities, especially in peripheral regions.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie, issn : 0040-747X, 2013, vol. 104, n°. 5, p. 604-620, nombre de pages : 17, Références bibliographiques : 3 p.

Date :
2013

Editeur :
Pays édition : Pays-Bas, Amsterdam, Koninklijk Nederlands Aardrijkskundig Genootschap

Langue :
Anglais
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