Emily Rainsford

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    Family matters: the intergenerational transmission of social capital

Family matters: the intergenerational transmission of social capital

Social capital matters for well-functioning societies, but how is it generated? Looking at the role of family, Emily Rainsford and William Maloney suggest that parents have a greater effect on their children’s level of trust than organisational involvement. Based on the premilinary findings of their research, they conclude that socialisation research could inform social capital work.

High levels of social […]