Skip to main content

The contribution of human and social capital to building community well-being: a research agenda relating to citizen participation in local governance in Australia

Buy Article:

$55.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract:

This paper discusses the interrelationships between concepts such as human and social capital, community well-being, citizen participation, community capacity building and community engagement. Working from this discussion a research agenda is presented relating to citizen participation in local governance with particular emphasis on the role of local government in building human and social capital, thereby contributing to the well-being of communities.

Keywords: citizen participation; community well-being; local government; social capital

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/0811114032000147412

Affiliations: Social Research Section, Gold Coast City Council, Nerang Administration Centre, PO Box 5042 Gold Coast MC, Queensland 9729. mcuthill@goldcoast.qld.gov.au

Publication date: 2003-12-01

More about this publication?
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more