Network Capital: an Expression of Social Capital in the Network Society


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ISSN: 1712-4441

Type of work: Article (academic)


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This article deals with an emerging type of social capital which is labeled as ‘network capital’. It is formed from collaborative practices emerging from e-enabled human networks. It is proposed that network capital is a specific type of social capital in the Network Society, and that it holds significant value for the advancement of human development around the world.