Social capital networks for achieving sustainable development

  title={Social capital networks for achieving sustainable development},
  author={Emiko Kusakabe},
There have been few empirical studies investigating whether and how social capital (SC) relates to better achievement of sustainability goals and, if so, how. This research investigates the roles three types of SC, namely, bonding, bridging, and bracing SC, play in achieving sustainable development (SD), using a case study of the Japanese region to explore the process of SC accumulation leading to collective action. The research question as to whether SC accumulation makes a difference in the… CONTINUE READING