Humanities & Social Sciences, Vol 7, No 1 (2014)

Typology Of Approaches To Studing Social Capital

Natal’ya V. Negrei


The article summarizes and explains the most popular approaches to the study of social capital.  It presents a new definition of social capital and establishes the correlation of between social capital with human, cultural, and intellectual capital. The article examines social categories which directly related to social capital and contains specific examples of research into these categories in Krasnoyarsk Krai and in Russia. The theories of social capital are systematized in the article.