Civic Culture and Social Capital

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1. Who were the first people to use the term 'social capital'?

  • Lijphart and Smith
  • Putnam and Coleman
  • Almond and Verba
  • Lipset and Rokkan
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2. In what sort of culture are citizens 'active yet passive; involved yet not too involved; influential, yet deferential', according to Almond and Verba?

  • civic
  • social
  • participant
  • political

3. Who stressed that associations which join the wider community have a positive effect of democracy whereas isolated associations have a negative effect?

  • Hall
  • Putnam
  • Paxton
  • Knack

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

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

5. Orbell and Dawes' virtuous circle due to anticipated cooperation prompting cooperative behaviour is accompanied by what?

  • a vicious circle
  • violence
  • higher social trust
  • democracy


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