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Indicators of social capital in prison: a systematic review

Lafferty, Lise; Chambers, Georgina M; Guthrie, Jill; Butler, Tony


BACKGROUND: Social capital theory encapsulates multidisciplinary principles and is measured across numerous social entities. However, there is a paucity of literature exploring the benefits of social capital for sentenced prisoners. METHODS: A qualitative systematic review was conducted using the PRISMA Guidelines. Eight databases were searched; thirty-one articles met the inclusion criteria. RESULTS: Social capital was found to exist across a number of themes/dimensions for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-04-11
Type: Journal article
Source: Health & Justice
DOI: 10.1186/s40352-015-0020-8
Access Rights: Open Access


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