A Critical Evaluation of the Concept of ‘Social Capital’ and it’s Role in Public Policy

  • Ankita Singh Gujjar and Simran
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  • Ankita Singh Gujjar

    Student at Lady Shri Ram College for women, University of Delhi, India

  • Simran

    Student at Lady Shri Ram College for women, University of Delhi, India

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Social Capital theory offers public policy a new paradigmatic approach to solving social problems. Despite being ill defined and difficult to measure, numerous claims have been made about its benefits. As it facilitates collective action among the actors, it leads to increased level of performance in several public policy areas. briefly describing about the social capital and it’s theories, hear this research try to understand relationship between social capital and public policy. it further demonstrates how social capital framework is applied and works in Indian context. Then it offers empirical case studies of social capital in covid-19 pandemic and the Nepal’s Chhaupadi tradition to represent how social capital needs to compliance in non-compliance of policy respectively.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 2, Page 2407 - 2419

DOI: http://doi.one/10.1732/IJLMH.26528

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