Capital Social das Comunidades Beneficiadas pelo Programa de Combate à Pobreza Rural – PCPR/Projeto São José – PSJ – Estado do Ceará

The objective of this study was to identify and analyze tangible and intangible social capital of benefited communities by the resources of rural Poverty Reduction Program in the state of Ceará. The data were obtained by interviewing individuals and leaders of communities benefited by projects such as water supply, land reform, rural electrification and agricultural mechanization. For each type of project, social capital index was constructed. The results indicated that communities have medium level of social capital accumulation and resources supplied by this program contributed to increase social capital in these communities.


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Issue Date:
Mar 30 2005
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/156121
Published in:
Brazilian Journal of Rural Economy and Sociology (Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural-RESR), Volume 43, Number 1
Page range:
101-117
Total Pages:
17
JEL Codes:
Z13
Series Statement:
Volume 43
Number 01




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