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Social Capital 1: An Hypothesized Relationship Between Social Capital in Communities and Effective Political Governance by Regional Health Authorities

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  • Veenstra, G.
  • Lomas, J.

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An hypothesized relationship between social capital in a community and effective political governance by regional health boards in Canada is presented. A model is proposed that identifies individual-level components of social capital such as trust, commitment and identity, associational and civic participation and coolaborative problem-solving, and system-level concepts such as dense networks of horizontally-inclined associations and experience skills of communities in collaboration and problem-solving.

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  • Veenstra, G. & Lomas, J., 1999. "Social Capital 1: An Hypothesized Relationship Between Social Capital in Communities and Effective Political Governance by Regional Health Authorities," Centre for Health Services and Policy Research 99:1, University of British Columbia - Centre for Health Services and Policy Research..
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    Keywords

    HEALTH ; SOCIAL CHOICE ; ECONOMIC MODELS ; ECONOMIC POLICY;

    JEL classification:

    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General
    • D60 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - General
    • D70 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - General
    • C50 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - General

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