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Forms of Capital
The text is devoted to the cultural capital (and its three main states: incorporation, objectification, institutionalization) and social capital. The author analyzes the issues of transfer and…
Social Capital: Its Origins and Applications in Modern Sociology
This paper reviews the origins and definitions of social capital in the writings of Bourdieu, Loury, and Coleman, among other authors. It distinguishes four sources of social capital and examines…
Factors influencing homelessness in women.
- PsychologyPublic health nursing
The never-homeless, never-abused group scored significantly higher on autonomy and intimacy than the homeless or the never-Homeless, abused groups, demonstrating the significance of families of origin and learning how to develop and utilize support systems in preventing or reducing homelessness.
Social Networks and Homelessness Among Women Heads of Household
- PsychologyAmerican journal of community psychology
Comparing networks of 251 mothers before, and approximately 5 years after, their families entered shelters with networks of 291 consistently housed poor mothers found that formerly homeless mothers did not report smaller networks, more children or fewer partners, however, formerly homeless women did report fewer positive functions.
Social Capital in the Creation of Human Capital
- Economics, SociologyAmerican Journal of Sociology
In this paper, the concept of social capital is introduced and illustrated, its forms are described, the social structural conditions under which it arises are examined, and it is used in an analysis…
Social relationships and vulnerability to becoming homeless among poor families.
- PsychologyThe American psychologist
The data suggest that women seeking shelter had used up potential sources of support before turning to public shelter, and were more likely than were housed mothers to have had recent contact with parents, other relatives, and friends.
Social support among homeless and housed mothers: an integrative review.
- PsychologyJournal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services
An integrative review was conducted of 12 research articles that compare social support among low-income housed mothers and homeless mothers, using guidelines set forth by Ganong to better understand the relationship between social support and female-headed homeless families.
The relationship between social support and family homelessness: A comparison study of homeless and housed mothers
The present study investigated the nature of social support in the lives of 50 homeless mothers and 50 housed mothers receiving public assistance. It was hypothesized that mothers who do not have…
Bowling Alone: America's Declining Social Capital
After briefly explaining why social capital (civil society) is important to democracy, Putnam devotes the bulk of this chapter to demonstrating social capital’s decline in the United States across…
Why does family homelessness occur? A case-control study.
- PsychologyAmerican journal of public health
The data suggest that solutions to family homelessness in the current housing market require an increase in the supply of decent affordable housing, income maintenance, and assistance from social welfare agencies focused on rebuilding supportive relationships.