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On The Social Capital In The View Of Institution Analysis And Modern State Institution Building

Posted on:2004-01-19Degree:MasterType:Thesis
Country:ChinaCandidate:C ZhangFull Text:PDF
GTID:2156360122465978Subject:Political Theory
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By the institutional-analysis tool of new institutionalism, this article will try to arrange the research on the social capital theory, define the meaning of social capital, and build a relation between social capital and modern state institution building, so that it will give an explanation on the difference of state institutional change performance in each society. Consequently this article will make the research and appliance on the social capital in the area of political science advance toward a higher stage, and enlighten our thinking about much problem on the modern state institution building of our nation.In order to accomplish the modern state institution building, it will be needed to cultivate the social capital that fills the requirements of rationality and democratization. In the process of modern state institution building, the social capital "networks of civic engagement" is better for the core factor of modern state institution than the social capital of "network of maypole-like". So in the process of institutional change, it is necessary to realize the "traditional conversion to modernity" of social capital, which must be based on the well communion between the formal constraints and informal constraints. And different modes of institutional change also bring important effect on the re-figure of social capital.
Keywords/Search Tags:social capital, state institution, institutional change, path dependence
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