Relationship of social capital, education and civil society

Thesis Type: Postgraduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Gazi Üniversitesi, Eğitim Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Turkey

Approval Date: 2014


Supervisor: BEYHAN ZABUN


The term of social capital has become a popular term all over the world and in our country as well seen the importance given to this life directing concept.Its popularity is confirmed by its emphasized presence in literature. The literature shows that even if the term of social capital is indispensable for unity of community, it can be also harmful when it is not used safely.Thus it is very important to understand its requirements,ressources, compornents and all of the factor to considered for developing it in the society.From this point of view, this study shows the relashionship between this emerging term of capital which is an equipement that helps people to reach their wishes, improvements of their living conditions and specially the education which is the mother of all countries development and economic independance. At the end of this historical research based on nowadays literature content, it can be said that there is a remarkable relationship between social capital, education and civil society.Taking everything into account,it can be stated that when properly understood, this relationship can be very effective in society development and countries problems solving.