This course explores the popular distinction between bonding, bridging, and linking social capital. These ‘types’ of social capital are used to describe different types of relationships. Ultimately, the goal of this course is to help you to understand the concept better, apply it more effectively, and save you time in doing so.
This is a short course that is also available as part of the Full Course on social capital.
What Will You Learn?
- Develop an understanding of the difference between bonding and bridging social capital and what their conceptual meaning
- Find out about the problems with the distinction between bonding and bridging social capital
Bonding and bridging social capital
Bonding and bridging social capital10:17
Audio and Additional Materials
Quiz – Social Capital Bonding and Bridging