The Rise and Fall of Social Capital: Requiem for a Theory?

@article{Ferragina2017TheRA,
  title={The Rise and Fall of Social Capital: Requiem for a Theory?},
  author={E. Ferragina and A. Arrigoni},
  journal={Political Studies Review},
  year={2017},
  volume={15},
  pages={355 - 367}
}
  • E. Ferragina, A. Arrigoni
  • Published 2017
  • Economics
  • Political Studies Review
  • We distinguish between social capital theory and social capital political discourse in order to reflect upon their relation with one another and neoliberalism. We claim this analytical distinction is useful to understand the existence of a feedback effect between theory and political discourse. During the 1990s, the connection between social capital theory and neoliberalism has been transposed from academia to political discourse, thus contributing to popularise social capital within the public… CONTINUE READING
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