Andy Blunden July 2003

On Social Capital
Reviews of the writings of Jane Jacobs, Pierre Bourdieu, James Coleman, Robert Putnam, Anthony Giddens and Francis Fukuyama on ‘social capital’.

This document has been superseded by Part II of Social Solidarity versus Social Capital


The Death and Life of Great American Cities. The Failure of Town Planning. Penguin, 1961.

Distinction. 1984. Routledge Kegan Paul.

Foundations of Social Theory, Harvard University Press 1990.

Making Democracy Work. Civic Traditions in Modern Italy, Robert D Putnam, Princeton University Press 1993;
Bowling Alone. Robert D Putnam, Simon and Schuster 2000.

The Third Way and it’s Critics. Anthony Giddens, 2000.

Francis Fukuyama, Trust. The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity. The Free Press 1995.

Andy Blunden
July 2003