Exploring Perceived Neighbourhood Social Capital
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A survey of older people’s perceptions of their social capital was implemented in Bukit Panjang town, Singapore. Complementing the on-site observation study (Chap. 7), this survey was administered at four different public spaces and elicited information on socio-demographics, neighbourhood connections, social and civic participation, helping behaviour, trust, neighbourhood facilities and problems.
KeywordsSocial capitalSocial Capital surveySurvey trustTrust perceptionsPerception Void Deck
This project was led by Principal Investigator, Dr. Belinda Yuen. Colleagues, Parvathi Nair, Penny Kong and Adithi Moogoor assisted with designing the study protocol and instruments, data collection and/or analysis. Dr. Anna Lane contributed to writing the study report. We acknowledge the survey respondents who generously gave their time and shared their experience with the research team.
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