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By Paula Randall

Profiles version arts-based substance abuse prevention courses for adolescence & groups in various disciplines & settings. Highlighted courses comprise Tuscons undertaking Choli & outdated Pascua adolescence Artists San Franciscos Vietnamese early life Dev. heart Peer source software Bronx Council at the Arts, WritersCorp CHILART Playwrights software of latest Brunswick, N.J. Little Rocks CornerStone venture NETworks middle Chicagos track Theater Workshop stressed sequence Iowa Citys United motion for early life Synthesis Arts Workshop & youngster source Project/New Visions/Nueva Visiones Theater of Holyoke, MA.

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Specific groups are established to shape specific types of interactions in order to achieve rapid and visible results. Its formation hinges on the existence of good structures of authority by election, majority ruling, and a clear demarcation of property rights and administrative boundaries. The analysis of ‘unseen’ social capital, in contrast, will suggest that the single-purpose view of institutions is inadequate for understanding the multi-purpose and unpredictable nature of institutions. It argues that we need a different approach to examine how the presence of multiple and contesting authority and the influence of informal authority shape collective action.

Uslaner (2007) is keen to measure trust. , Narayan 1997). 34 BUILDING A ‘PRO-POOR’ SOCIAL CAPITAL FRAMEWORK The most difficult issue is aggregation. Focusing on the quantity of organisations disregards the quality of norms and values. The complexity and contextuality of social relationships are neglected, and historical and cultural practices are inadequately analysed. Glaeser (2001) questions why the combination of private social skills necessarily creates a more socially productive society. He argues that the increase of an individual’s social capital may undermine those of others.

For example, in the World Development Report 2002, it suggests that: ‘widespread income growth and poverty reduction require formal institutions that can serve as bridges between separate groups’ (p. 172). In evaluating three pro-social capital programmes in Africa, Hulme (2000) discovered that NGOs are in favour of creating new local organisations. The normative bias towards formal institutions is explicit in Fafchamps’s comment: ‘formal organisations with clear rules and procedures should be better than informal organisations’ (2004:310, my emphasis).

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