midterm review 2 - 1. Social Networks a. These are your...

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1. Social Networks a. These are your ties and links to others i. There are 2 kinds of social capital 1. Bonding and bridging ii. Challenges for rural communities or people with building social capital 1. These people are not in a position to influence policy makers, budget, etc. 2. SW could help be the bridge to the outside community 2. Social Capital a. The Power to acquire or influence things come through relationships to help get what you need. b. Example: power issue, one group in a rural community has monopolized. It could be rural communities have isolated social capital and can’t bridge outward. 3. Three key aspects of Social Networks a. Boundaries i. To determine who is part of the network b. Connectedness i. Must have actual or potential connections to others c. Social units i. Concept can be applied to a range of social units. 4. Challenges of Asset Mapping a. Residents of rural communities tend to be suspicious and distrustful of “outsiders”, “experts”, and “professional”. b.
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course S W 360K taught by Professor Streeter during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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midterm review 2 - 1. Social Networks a. These are your...

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