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- Capital (economics) : an asset that has been created for the purpose of production or an asset, such as human capital and social capital, that has been adapted to that purpose.
- Civil society : The space for social activity outside the market, state and household; the arena of uncoerced collective action around shared interests, purposes and values.
- Economics : The analysis of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
- Politics : Activity that relates to the way in which society is governed, and the process by which human beings living in communities make decisions and establish obligatory values for its members.
- Social science : Any of a number of academic disciplines which study human social behavior, institutions and relations.
- Social network : An abstract or formal structure of serial social relations consisting of nodes (persons or roles) and links (the relations between nodes).
- Saul Alinsky : (1909-1972) A leftist community organizer probably best known for developing procedures for groups to work the political system to their benefit, written as Rules for Radicals
- Aspen Institute : A U.S.-based consensus-building and policy group
- Benefit corporation : For-profit corporation chartered with responsibilities of providing shareholder value, but also benefit to the society
- Community organization : A widely used term that can refer both to a type of civil society organization (one closely associated with a particular community) and to the process of forming, creating and operating such organizations.
- Failed state : A nation or quasi-nation unable to deliver minimal governance services to its citizens; there may not even be a functioning government
- Henry Farrell : Associate professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University; critic of political attacks on academic expression, of which he considers David Horowitz an exemplar; runs CrookedTimber blog and researches online communities' interactions with politics as well as the use of institutional theory in understanding social capital
- Francis Fukuyama : Professor at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, author and government adviser on global development and foreign policy; in and out of neoconservatism; adjunct fellow, Hudson Institute; director, National Endowment for Democracy, New America Foundation
- L.J. (Lyda Judson) Hanifan : A West Virginia educational official and Superintendent of Rural Schools who is credited as the earliest (1916) user of the concept of social capital
- Microcredit : Add brief definition or description
- Insurgency : A wide range of political and military actions intended to change a government, through means considered illegal by that government.
- Emma Sky : British cultural specialist, of a pacifist philosophy, who has become a political adviser and counselor to senior U.S. commanders in the Iraq War
- Peace operations : Operations other than all-out war, conducted by neutral parties, to ensure the continuance of a peace, or, in the face of resistance, to enforce it.
- Robert Putnam : Add brief definition or description
- The Social Capital Foundation : A Brussels-based NGO promoting social capital and social cohesion.
- Sojourners : A U.S. Christian Left interest group, formed in 1971 from groups concerned about interactions of faith and the Vietnam War
- Weak state : A nation whose government or institutions are unable, or unwilling, to provide a significant set of essential public services, including just and legitimate government, physical security, food and health, and minimal economic development; contrast with failed state, which provides essentially none
- James Q. Wilson : Policy adviser, American Civil Rights Union; Professor of government at Harvard (1961-1986),the James Collins Professor of Management at UCLA (1986-1997); Chairman of the White House Task Force on Crime in 1966, Chairman of the National Advisory Commission on Drug Abuse Prevention in 1972 to 1973; President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (1985-1991); chair, president and distinguished scholar, American Political Science Association
- World Bank : Collective name for the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and its affiliates: the International Finance Corporation, organized in 1950 to provide long-term project financing to developing countries; and the International Development Association, formed in 1960 to make long-term loans at low interest rates.