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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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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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Social Capital and Types of Illness: Where Is It Most Effective

May 5, 2021

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M. Kamrul Islam, Sherman Folland and Oddvar Martin Kaarbøe provide empirical support to the common belief that social capital helps people avoid stress related maladies.

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Social Capital and Health Inequalities in Developing Countries: A Case Study for Indonesia

May 4, 2021

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Florence Jusot and Marta Menéndez develop and apply methods to measure the role of opportunities versus effort in creating inequalities in health.

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