The Third Sector and the regional development of social capital

Kean Birch, Geoffrey Whittam

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    The Third Sector and the regional development of social capital, Regional Studies. There is a growing academic and policy interest in the Third Sector and its potential impact on regional development. A key aspect of the Third Sector is its role in regional development through the promotion of social capital. However, there is considerable debate around the definition of the Third Sector that limits one's understanding of its impact.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)437-450
    Number of pages14
    JournalRegional Studies
    Volume42
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

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    Keywords

    • third sector
    • social capital
    • regional development

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