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In reality, quitting Facebook is much more problematic than the company's executives suggest, if only because users cannot extract all the intangible social capital they have generated on the site and export it elsewhere.
Evgeny Morozov

Meaning of "social capital" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SOCIAL CAPITAL

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SOCIAL CAPITAL

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Social capital is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SOCIAL CAPITAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Social capital

In sociology, social capital is the expected collective or economic benefits derived from the preferential treatment and cooperation between individuals and groups. Although different social sciences emphasize different aspects of social capital, they tend to share the core idea "that social networks have value". Just as a screwdriver or a university education can increase productivity, so do social contacts affect the productivity of individuals and groups.

Definition of social capital in the English dictionary

The definition of social capital in the dictionary is the network of social connections that exist between people, and their shared values and norms of behaviour, which enable and encourage mutually advantageous social cooperation.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SOCIAL CAPITAL

social accounting
social administration
Social and Liberal Democratic Party
Social and Liberal Democrats
social anthropologist
social anthropology
social assistance
social benefits
Social Chapter
Social Charter
social circle
social climber
social climbing
social club
social column
social compact
social conscience
social contract

WORDS THAT END LIKE SOCIAL CAPITAL

capital
community hospital
cottage hospital
digital
equity capital
general hospital
hospital
human capital
maternity hospital
occipital
paid-in capital
risk capital
seed capital
share capital
small capital
spital
start-up capital
teaching hospital
university hospital
venture capital
working capital

Synonyms and antonyms of social capital in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «social capital» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SOCIAL CAPITAL

Find out the translation of social capital to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of social capital from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «social capital» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

社会资本
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

el capital social
570 millions of speakers

English

social capital
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सामाजिक पूंजी
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

رأس المال الاجتماعي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

социальный капитал
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

o capital social
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সামাজিক পুঁজি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

capital social
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Modal sosial
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sozialkapital
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

社会資本
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사회적 자본
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Modal sosial
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vốn xã hội
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சமூக முதலீடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सामाजिक भांडवल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sosyal sermaye
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

il capitale sociale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kapitał społeczny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

соціальний капітал
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

capitalul social
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κοινωνικό κεφάλαιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sosiale kapitaal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

socialt kapital
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sosial kapital
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of social capital

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SOCIAL CAPITAL»

The term «social capital» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.548 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about social capital

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QUOTES WITH «SOCIAL CAPITAL»

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Evgeny Morozov
In reality, quitting Facebook is much more problematic than the company's executives suggest, if only because users cannot extract all the intangible social capital they have generated on the site and export it elsewhere.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SOCIAL CAPITAL»

Discover the use of social capital in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to social capital and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Social Capital
This work presents an introduction to the concept of social capital - a term which refers to the social networks, informal structures and norms that facilitate individual and collective action.
David Halpern, 2005
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Social Capital: A Multifaceted Perspective
This book contains a number of papers presented at a workshop organised by the World Bank in 1997 on the theme of 'Social Capital: Integrating the Economist's and the Sociologist's Perspectives'.
Partha Dasgupta, Ismail Serageldin, 2001
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Social Capital
This clear and comprehensive introduction explains the theoretical underpinning of the subject, the empirical work that has been done to explore its operation, and the influence that it has had on public policy and practice.
John Field, 2008
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Social Capital: Theory and Research
The volume is divided into three parts. The first segment clarifies social capital as a concept and explores its theoretical and operational bases.
Nan Lin, Karen S. Cook, Ronald S. Burt, 2001
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Active Social Capital: Tracing the Roots of Development and ...
How can development, peace and democracy become more fruitful for the ordinary citizen? This book shows how social capital is a crucial dimension of any solution to these problems.
Anirudh Krishna, 2013
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Social Capital and Health
The second half surveys the empirical data on social capital in key health areas. Among the highlights: Toward a definition: Individual or group entity? Negative as well as positive effects?
Ichiro Kawachi, S.V. Subramanian, Daniel Kim, 2008
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Social Capital: An Introduction to Managing Networks
This book teaches how to understand and manage social capital to facilitate individual and organizational learning and goal attainment.
Kenneth William Koput, 2010
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Social Capital: Critical Perspectives on Community and ...
"Social Capital is an important crtique that should stimulate further analysis and dicussion of what constitutes community." — New Political Science "The reader emerges with a good sense of the gaps in Putnam's work- or more appropriately ...
Scott L. McLean, David Andrew Schultz, Manfred B. Steger, 2002
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Handbook of Social Capital: The Troika of Sociology, ...
Social capital is becoming one of the most important and hotly discussed topics of today. This inter-disciplinary Handbook intends to serve as a bridge for students and scholars across the social sciences.
Gert Tinggaard Svendsen, Gunnar Lind Haase Svendsen, 2009
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Social Capital: Reaching Out, Reaching In
This book is fundamentally about bridging bridging across disciplines, units of analysis, and themes. Scholars, students, and other interested readers from the social sciences and management will find this book challenging and illuminating.
Viva Ona Bartkus, James H. Davis, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SOCIAL CAPITAL»

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Are you a 'simplicity searcher' or a 'social capital seeker'? New study …
Social Capital Seekers will structure their holidays almost exclusively with online audiences in mind, relying heavily on peer reviews and recommendations to ... «Hospitality Net, Apr 15»
2
Sprig raises $45M to expand meal delivery service
Social Capital and existing investor Greylock Partners led the round, with participation from Accel Partners, Battery Ventures, Pascal Levy-Garboua, 500 Startups ... «Silicon Valley Business Journal, Apr 15»
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Social Capital and the Opportunity Gap
Nearly a decade ago, in an annual class Putnam teaches on social capital, a generalization in the scholarly literature didn't sit right with one of his students. «Patheos, Mar 15»
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The trillion dollar #SocialCapital industry
The other day someone tweeted to me, "@CodyWillard built up Social Capital while being a TV anchor and monetized it by creating Scutify. Others have also ... «USA TODAY, Mar 15»
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The eight forms of community wealth, Part 7: Social capital
There are two forms of social capital; bridging and bonding. Investments in bridging social capital are those that lead to unprecedented conversations, shared ... «Michigan State University Extension, Dec 14»
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Michael Gerson: Our disconnected working class
Given the track record of Harvard social scientists, this might appear a ... If the main problem is the unequal generation of social capital in institutions such as ... «Washington Post, May 14»
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How to replenish both social capital and good will toward MN …
One important intangible that economists try to measure is social capital. According to the World Bank, “Social capital refers to the institutions, relationships, and ... «MinnPost.com, Jan 14»
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Social Capital Is Path To Social Selling
Social capital is a new term that is gaining some attention. It is a term that builds on its more popular (and recent) cousin of “social selling” that claims that sales ... «Forbes, Jun 13»
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Asthmapolis Raises $5 Million in Series A Funding from The Social+ …
Asthmapolis Raises $5 Million in Series A Funding from The Social Capital Partnership to Expand Digital Health Respiratory Solutions for 50 Million Americans. «PR Newswire, Apr 13»
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Asthmapolis raises $5 million from Social Capital
The investment was led by The Social+Capital Partnership, a relatively new venture fund started by Chamath Palihapitiya, an early executive at Facebook who ... «mobihealthnews, Apr 13»

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