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Rural resilience and prosperity : the relevance of government and community networks

Brooks, Kathryn Janet (Lamb)


Dominant ‘society centred’ interpretations of social capital in Australia are inadequate to explain the economic fortunes and social prosperity of rural Australian communities. Given the continued contention over interpretations and measurement of social capital, this research sought to assess the relationship between different interpretations of social capital and rural communities’ resilience and prosperity. ¶ Utilising both quantitative and qualitative techniques to establish the relative...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006-10
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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