Measuring social capital within health surveys: key issues.

  title={Measuring social capital within health surveys: key issues.},
  author={Trudy Harpham and Emma Jane Grant and Elizabeth Thomas},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  volume={17 1},
With growing recognition of the social determinants of health, social capital is an increasingly important concept in international health research. Although there is relatively little experience of measuring social capital, particularly in developing countries, there are now a number of studies that allow the identification of some key issues that need to be considered when measuring social capital. After summarizing definitions and the rise of interest in the link between social capital and… CONTINUE READING
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