This mixed-method study of a community association discusses the potential for a comeback in associationalism. This comeback is posited to first occur within associations before it can occur across associations. This study discusses research on associations and critiques its failure to not go far enough to understand how to spur this comeback. In particular, this study suggests that future research needs to focus more on the psychological components of social capital and pay more attention to the more informal forms of association behavior.
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- urban planning
- Community Behavior
- Community Cognition
- community development
- Psychological Social Capital
- Social Capital
- Social Capital Transference
- Homeowners' associations--Arizona--Buckeye--Case studies.
- Homeowners' Associations
- Social participation--Arizona--Buckeye--Case studies.
- Social participation
- Social capital (Sociology)--Psychological aspects.
- Social capital (Sociology)
- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2014Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-222)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Sociology