Patterns of Social Capital in West German Regions

@article{Blume2008PatternsOS,
  title={Patterns of Social Capital in West German Regions},
  author={L. Blume and D. Sack},
  journal={European Urban and Regional Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={15},
  pages={229 - 248}
}
  • L. Blume, D. Sack
  • Published 2008
  • Economics
  • European Urban and Regional Studies
Social capital is often defined as consisting of trust and postmaterialist values on the one hand, and social networks on the other hand. This article examines how different governance modes such as networks, markets, and hierarchies are related to trust and postmaterialist values in 74 West German regions.A principle component analysis of 40 social capital indicators shows that trust and postmaterialist values do not solely combine with networks but also with preferences for markets and… Expand
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