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Good discussion topic.
In brief: abandoning the *social capital* term because (quote : of the well
known wide use of the term and consequent difficulties with percise
definition) isnt a great ideia.
Think for example about one other concept: *human capital* it has a wide
use, no consensus about what is the meaning of it...however it is still
On 8/6/08, Michael G. Cayley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> A couple of reviewers have suggested abandoning the "social capital" term
> because of the well known wide use of the term and consequent difficulties
> with percise definition.
> What would be a good alternative name and the associated rationale?
> Is there anyone who offers a defense of the term "social capital"?
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