Social capital

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Conference paper

The development of ethnic community capital in Sydney: creation of a multicultural city

Using the concept of “ethnic community capital” and using data provided by 344 ethnic communal organisations, this paper outlines major social, economic, and spatial aspects that have helped establish Sydney as a multicultural capital on the Pacific.
Journal article

Developing a neighbourhood: Exploring construction projects from a project ecology perspective

As a consequence of ongoing urbanisation, construction projects are likely to be performed in multi-project contexts. Zooming out from the single project and focussing on the context in which construction projects are performed is suggested as a way to broaden our understanding and develop new...
Working paper

Trust and productivity growth - an empirical analysis

Policymakers concerned about the slowdown in productivity growth since the mid-2000s should consider the role of trust or social capital.
Discussion paper

Justice, wellbeing and social capital

Wellbeing and social capital are central concepts in the policy discourse of the Ardern Government. This discussion paper makes a first attempt at exploring these concepts from the perspective of the justice system. The aim is to support an ongoing conversation within the justice system...
Journal article

Passion or people? Social capital and career sustainability in arts management

While there is a growing interest in careers in the arts, we know very little about careers that bridge both the arts and management. This paper examine the role of social capital for career success and sustainability among arts managers and the implication for human...
Report

Panic! Social class, taste and inequalities in the creative industries

This paper highlights the significant exclusions of those from working class origins, women and those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds across the cultural and creative industries, which include the arts, music, publishing, advertising and IT.
Report

Healthy social connections: a multi-disciplinary exploration

This review explores the relevance of social connection to contemporary discussions of social isolation and loneliness and produces a practical tool for considering social connectedness.
Discussion paper

Does place matter?

This paper offers a critical examination of the historical context, theoretical foundation and empirical evidence regarding 'area effects' in social and housing policies.
Report

Social determinants of health: the solid facts

Even in the most affluent countries, people who are less well off have substantially shorter life expectancies and more illnesses than the rich. Not only are these differences in health an important social injustice, they have also drawn scientific attention to some of the most...
Conference paper

Schools that connect: the role of social capital in encouraging independent mobility on the journey to school

Children’s Independent Mobility (CIM) is a measure of the level of a child’s freedom to explore and move about his or her local neighbourhood without direct adult supervision. Children have suffered a significant loss of independent mobility since the 1970s. The choice of independent mobility...