Theories of Social Capital: Researchers Behaving Badly (Political Economy and Development (Paperback))

Theories of Social Capital: Researchers Behaving Badly (Political Economy and Development (Paperback))

Ben Fine


Tracing the evolution of social capital for the reason that his hugely acclaimed contribution of 2001 (Social Capital as opposed to Social Theory), Ben tremendous consolidates his place because the world's major critic of the concept.

Fine forcibly demonstrates how social capital has extended around the social sciences basically via degrading different disciplines and themes that it touches: a McDonaldisation of social idea. the increase and fall of social capital on the global financial institution is significantly defined as is social capital's growing to be presence in disciplines, equivalent to administration reviews, and its relative absence in others, reminiscent of social history.

Writing with a pointy serious part, fantastic not just deconstructs the roller-coaster presence of social capital around the social sciences but in addition attracts out classes on how (and how now not) to do research.

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