Social Capital

Socialni kapital

Course credits:

5.0 ECTS / 60 (26 hours of lectures, 0 hours of exercises, 24 hours of seminars, 10 hours other forms of work)

Course holder:

izr. prof. dr. Hajdeja Iglič






First semester

Study degree

1. level

    Course execution:

  • Undergraduate Programme of Analitical Sociology

Short content

Social capital is one of the most popular social science concepts to have emerged in the last 15 years. Its importance lies in bringing together the literature on moral (social trust, norms) and structural (social networks) aspects of social action. Social capital is seen as a solution to very different social dilemmas faced by individuals who need to act collectively. The concept of social capital is used to explain differences between social and political contexts characterized by more or less cooperation.

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