Civic Culture and Social Capital

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1. Who finds that the middle classes have twice as many associations as the working class, but they do not last as long?

  • Hall
  • Putnam
  • Paxton
  • Brehm and Rahn
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2. Who found that social capital affects democracy and democracy affects social capital?

  • Paxton
  • Coleman
  • Verba
  • Putnam

3. What was especially conducive to the spread of informal sociability in Britain?

  • Increased welfare provision
  • Bingo Halls
  • Pubs
  • Part-time contracts

4. Who finds that associational life has no impact on political trust but social trust does?

  • Hall
  • Knack
  • Paxton
  • Verba

5. What are Paxton's requirements for positive associations?

  • must bond across generations
  • objective associations and reciprocal, trusting, involving emotion
  • must be close friends
  • must be different classes


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