A Model for Assessing the Effect of Social Capital on Sustainable Development

9 Pages Posted: 8 Aug 2010 Last revised: 5 May 2013

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Yousef Beigzade

Islamic Azad University - Science and Research Branch

Mohsen Ghadami

Islamic Azad University - Science and Research Branch

Sayed Reza Salehi Amiri

Science and Research Branch of Islamic Azad University

Date Written: August 8, 2010

Abstract

This research tries to study the effect of social capital on sustainable development and offer a model for assessing such relationship. In this respect, it initially deals with the concepts, dimensions and components of social capital as independent variable and sustainable development as dependent variable.

The results from the research showed that there is a there is a significant and positive relation between social capital and its dimensions and sustainable development and its components, i.e. the increase in social capital and its dimensions of social, cultural, political and communicational would lead in the improvement of sustainable development and its components as economical and financial sustainability, institutional sustainability and ecological sustainability.

Keywords: Social Capital, Sustainable Development, Pier Bourdieu, Coleman, Putnam

Suggested Citation

Beigzade, Yousef and Ghadami, Mohsen and Salehi Amiri, Sayed Reza, A Model for Assessing the Effect of Social Capital on Sustainable Development (August 8, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1655131 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1655131

Yousef Beigzade (Contact Author)

Islamic Azad University - Science and Research Branch ( email )

Hesarak
Tehran, Tehran
Iran

Mohsen Ghadami

Islamic Azad University - Science and Research Branch ( email )

Hesarak
Tehran, Tehran
Iran

Sayed Reza Salehi Amiri

Science and Research Branch of Islamic Azad University ( email )

Hesarak
Tehran, Tehran 461-15655
Iran

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