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Le capital social et le renforcement des « capacités de développement » des communautés rurales : les enseignements d'une étude canadienne

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  • Bruno Jean
  • Augustin Épenda Muteba Wa
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    A large survey conducted in a large number of rural household in 2001 from more than twenty communities all across Canada previously identified as « lagging » or « leading » allow us to measure a set of indicators of social capital according the path of development of those communities. We found a positive link between the economic dynamism and the presence of a high social capital. This research was targeted to the finding of the specific role of those intangibles factors of development. We expect to build foundations for a new approach of local development taking in account those intangibles factors. The work is also directed to the design public policies appropriate for the « Community Capacity Building » process, a new major trend in rural local development. Classification JEL : J52, O15, O17.

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    Article provided by Armand Colin in its journal Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine.

    Volume (Year): décembre (2004)
    Issue (Month): 5 ()
    Pages: 673-694

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    Handle: RePEc:cai:rerarc:reru_045_0673
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