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BOLIVAR ESPINOZA, Gardy Augusto and FLORES VEGA, Leonel. Discussing the field of social capital from a transdisciplinary approach. Polis [online]. 2011, vol.10, n.29, pp. 55-80. ISSN 0718-6568. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-65682011000200003.
This article states some backgrounds on the origin and current aspects on the field of social capital on social sciences as analytical tool of social reality. It deals with the founders and their positions, as well as of the works undertaken by international organizations, especially the World Bank. It discusses about the dimensions and indicators, highlighting the main contributions and the challenges that must be considered.
Keywords : social sciences; social capital; social relations.