Capital and Power

Crucial to the exercise of power are the concepts of capital and exchange. You can think of these in economic terms. Economic capital in its simplest form is money. Exchange in these terms is simply the trading of money for goods and services. When you go to a store and buy some item or service, […]


My interests as an academic are in structural violence and social capital, particularly community social capital. Put plainly, structural violence is officially and/or socially encouraged rules and practices that guarantee different outcomes for different populations. Social capital is a measure of what an individual can achieve through their network of social relationships. Community social capital […]

My Proposal is Approved

The hardest part of this project so far has been the writing of the concept paper. I have spent several weeks working on this document and am glad to announce that I got approval to promulgate it on Friday, February 19, 2016. That means I am free to distribute the proposal and make modifications based […]