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Eroding social capital through incompatible legal and institutional regime

Prachanda Pradhan

Eroding social capital through incompatible legal and institutional regime

experiences from irrigation systems in Nepal

by Prachanda Pradhan

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Published by Farmer Managed Irrigation Systems Promotion Trust in Kathmandu .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 84-89).

StatementPrachanda Pradhan
ContributionsFarmer Managed Irrigation Systems Promotion Trust (Kathmandu, Nepal)
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 89 p. ;
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24795302M
ISBN 109789937228985
LC Control Number2010317362

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Eroding Social Capital Through Incompatible Legal and Institutional Regime: Experiences from irrigation Systems in Nepal. Social Capital and Governmental Institutions Isabelle Breuskin detecting rather an expansion than an erosion of social participation and engagement, thanks to the government’s associates, and on the other hand, the social relationships through which individuals gain access to the former.

According to Bourdieu (, ), social File Size: KB. ‘Social capital’ is a major conceptual and theoretical idea that has received in the last three decades much attention across many social-science disciplines. In this relatively short period, it has developed into a major research paradigm guiding voluminous research conducted in North America.

The approach views social capital as a dependent variable where as the communitarian and networks perspectives largely treat social capital as an independent variable giving rise to various outcomes (Woolcock and Narayan ) [1]. This article provides an assessment of the current state of research within these debates on social capital.

A discussion of the various roots, conceptions, and measurements of social capital can be found in the first section of the article.

It examines the different consequences and benefits of social capital, and the main theoretical frameworks, competing ideas, and evidence on sources of.

Accepted by Christian Leuz. We thank the editor and an anonymous referee for insightful comments. The authors are grateful for helpful comments from participants of research workshops at Rochester Institute of Technology, Fordham University, University of Cincinnati, University of Nebraska, University of St.

Andrews, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Cited by: the opportunity to broaden the notion of social capital (which is often related to issues of trust; Raiser and ; Raiser et al. ) and informal social processes to “institutional capital”.

A working definition of “institutional capital” is: institutions, “institutional governance”. OECD Insights: Human Capital What is social capital. The concept of social capital became fashionable only relatively recently, but the term has been in use for almost a century while the ideas behind it go back further still.

“Social capital” may first have appeared in a book published in in the United States that dis-File Size: 74KB. actor or actors who generate social capital ordinarily capture only a small part of its benefits, a fact that leads to underinvestment in social capital.

(Colemanp. S) More recent analysts have drawn on Coleman to emphasize the centrality of two factors to social capital: trust and social Cited by: Scientific and scholarly work nowadays is a process impossible wi- out the existence and use of social capital.

This book is no exception to the above stated. Eroding Social Capital through Incompatible Legal and Institutional Regimes: Experience from Irrigation systems in Nepal, an unpublished paper, Workshop in Political Theory Author: Ram Chandra Bhattarai.

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“Eroding Social Capital through incompatible Legal and Institutional Regime: Experiences from Irrigation Systems in Nepal” by Dr. Prachanda Pradhan. Abstract. This chapter sheds more light on the sources of one important aspect of social capital, namely generalized discussions about the sources of social capital thus far have been focused on the realm of civil society.

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While Robert Putnam's Bowling Alone () highlighted the notion of volunteerism, little attention has been paid to religion's role in generating social capital―an ironic omission since religion constitutes the most common form of voluntary association in America today.

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The ideas of community and social capital have received much attention in the last decade, but are plagued by a multitude of conceptualizations, definitions, and operationalizations. This confusion is problematic for both researchers and policymakers trying to use these by: The State and Social Capital: An Institutional Theory of Generalized Trust Abstract: The purpose of this article is to present a new theory on the generation of social capital.

In the discussion about the sources of social capital it has been stressed that generalized trust is. Social Capital book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Leading scholars in the field of social networks from diverse disciplines p /5. On the other hand, an irrigation system with good infrastructure can fail to function effectively when the social capital is lacking.

The erosion of social capital can occur due to inappropriate government policies like state centric government policies; technology adoption like individual groundwater pumps that discourages the community irrigation; and lack of interest in collective actions and irrigated agriculture Cited by: Capital and Ideology is Thomas Piketty's third major work, after Les hauts revenus en France au XXe siècle (Piketty, ) and Capital in the 21st Century (Piketty, ).Author: Nicolas Brisset.Social capital is an old concept but it entered into academic and policy debates only in s.

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