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Thomas E. Graedel and Ester van der Voet

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780262013581

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262013581.001.0001

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Human Capital, Social Capital, and Institutional Capacity

Human Capital, Social Capital, and Institutional Capacity

(p.47) 4 Human Capital, Social Capital, and Institutional Capacity
Linkages of Sustainability

Steve Rayner

The MIT Press

This chapter elaborates the concepts of human capital, social capital, and institutional capacity in relation to environmental impact, economic development, and sustainable resource use. It also discusses cultural theory, which suggests that understanding the degree of social differentiation within networks is essential to understanding social capital and its impact in resource management.

Keywords:   human capital, social capital, institutional capacity, environmental impact, economic development, cultural theory, social differentiation, resource management

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