Volunteering and the concept of social capital

Boneham, Margaret and Sixsmith, Judith (2003) Volunteering and the concept of social capital. Voluntary Action, 5 (3). pp. 47-60.

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Abstract

This article will present some findings from a project funded by the Health Development Agency on the relationship between social capital, gender and health. The project involved a case study analysis of a socially deprived community in the north west of England and was carried out between November 1999 and March 2001. Findings suggested that the role of participation in voluntary organisations was crucial in the development of social capital for some community members and yet exclusionary for others.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an electronic version of the article published in Voluntary action, Institute for Volunteering Research , 2003, 5 (3) pp. 47-60.The Institute for Volunteering Research can be found at http://www.ivr.org.uk/
Divisions: University of Bolton Research Centres > Centre for Research for Health and Wellbeing
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
Depositing User: Scott Wilson
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2013 12:51
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2019 14:17
URI: http://ubir.bolton.ac.uk/id/eprint/404

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