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Do Network Members’ Resources Generate Health Inequality? Social Capital Theory and Beyond

May 10, 2021

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Lin Song, Cleothia Frazier, and Phillip J. Pettis explain how network- and resource-based social capital leads to positive health consequences or inequalities in people’s health status in that people with more social capital are more advantaged in the maintenance and protection of health.

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Network Approaches to the Study of Social Capital and Health

May 10, 2021

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Spencer Moore, Stephanie Child, Yun-Hsuan, and Jennifer Mandelbaum

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Workplace Social Capital and Sickness Absence

May 6, 2021

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M. Kamrul Islam and Lorenzo Rocco attack the major issues troubling studies of Social Capital’s (SC) influence on health.

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Social Capital and Health Interventions: Enhancing Social Capital to Improve Health

May 6, 2021

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Jean Guo, Setti Raïs Ali, and Lise Rochaix demonstrate how improvements in community social capital cause better community health.

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Social Capital and Risk-Taking Behavior

May 5, 2021

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Sherman Folland describes the tradeoff between risk-taking and gains in social capital.

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