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History of Social Capital and Health

March 1, 2021

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M. Kamrul Islam notes the criticisms of the present state of social capital research as: the difficulty of measuring the elements of social capital, thus the need to find better ways to measure it, also, to better address its effect in communities overall. But perhaps most important is the need to find and measure ways to increase it.

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Religious Capital, Social Capital and Health

June 8, 2020

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Religion plays a prominent role in many societies and can affect many aspects of people’s lives, including their health. Ephraim Shapiro and Chen Sharony explore this link.

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What is a Third Place?

November 12, 2019

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Joanne Dolley blogs on third places, it’s meaning and sheds thought on how we can help and improve our third places.

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Re-asserting the public good role of higher education in turbulent times

November 25, 2016

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istock-597235282-trinity-college-dublinJohn Goddard and Ellen Hazelkorn examine the policy and leadership challenges of higher education’s engagement with the outside world. […]

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