Chapter 13. Social Capital and the Family

  1. Jacqueline Scott,
  2. Judith Treas and
  3. Martin Richards
  1. Frank F. Furstenberg and
  2. Sarah B. Kaplan

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch13

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

How to Cite

Furstenberg, F. F. and Kaplan, S. B. (2004) Social Capital and the Family, in The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families (eds J. Scott, J. Treas and M. Richards), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631221586

Online ISBN: 9780470999004

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Keywords:

  • social capital;
  • family-based social sapital;
  • social connectedness;
  • elements of social life;
  • community institutions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Family-Based Social Capital: What Is It?

  • The Generation of Family-Based Social Capital

  • The Management of Social Capital

  • The Consequences of Social Capital for the Welfare of Family Members

  • Conclusions