By Nan Lin,Yang-chih Fu,Chih-jou Jay Chen

This quantity is a suite of unique experiences in keeping with one of many first learn courses on comparative research of social capital. facts are drawn from nationwide consultant samples of the U.S., China and Taiwan. the 3 societies chosen for research let the exam of the way political-economic regimes (command as opposed to industry) and cultural components (family centrality as opposed to varied social ties) impact the features of social ties and social networks from which assets are accessed and mobilized.

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