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Khodaie E, Mobaraki M. Social Capital and identity: A Mutual Relationship. MJSS. 2009; 1 (2) :1-32
URL: http://jhs.modares.ac.ir/article-25-1474-en.html
1- Assistant Professor in Social Statistics, National Organization of Educational Testing (NOET), tehran, Iran
2- Master of Sociology Shahid Beheshti University, tehran, Iran
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The identity of a society is a tool for distinguishing different nations from each other based on a common concept or predetermined concepts. The strong sense of identity can be considered as a social capital. In addition, social capital and social identity are the result of tangible social relationships, which are understandable by the society. They Also have strong affects on each other. With respect to this relationship, this paper verifies the relationship between identity and social capital. The data were gathered from the world values data of 70 countries according to the definitions of the variables. The results by logistic regression showed that there is a positive and significant relationship between social identity and social capital.
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