1. Human Capital

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The group can produce man kinds of commons that limit the costs born by the individual.

The individual can then draw on this capital.

  1. Demographic Human Capital
  2. Informal Capital
    1. Group Strategic Capital (Cultural Capital) the shared outlook, beliefs, knowledge, and skills that are passed between generations, which may in turn influence human capital.
    2. Group Traditional Capital ( institutional organization, myth, religion)
    3. Normative Capital – in particular Truth (before Face) Capital
  3. Formal Institutional capital
  4. Scientific and Technological Capital
  5. Economic Capital
  6. Strategic Capitcal

And the individual can make use of

  1. Family and individual Genetic Capital
  2. Individual Fitness (health and ability) capital
  3. Family Class Behavioral Capital
  4. Individual Social capital: the social network to which one belongs, which can largely influence one’s ability to find opportunities, especially employment
  5. Individual Human capital: the education and job training a person receives, and which contributes to the likelihood that one will acquire social capital
  6. Individual Economic capital: the income and wealth of a person, which may well come along with one’s inheritance of cultural capital.
  7. Symbolic (status) capital.

see:  Pierre Bourdieu

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