Social capital and health : does egalitariansim matter? A literature review

ISLAM, M Kamrul
et al
Publication Date 
2006

This literature review provides an overview of the notion and practice of social capital and its impact on health. The study found significant relationships between health and social capital, irrespective of a country's degree of egalitarianism. However, in egalitarian countries, contextual social capital seems less relevant in explaining health differences across places

Serial Title:
International Journal for Equity in Health
Serial Part:
Vol 5 No 3
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