The Research on Street Children’s Relief in the View of the Social Capital Theory
|Keywords||social transformation street children’s relief social capital|
The problem of street children is a social phenomenon in most of developing countries, our government always devote it’s every effort to solve the problems---how to help street children effectively to return home and return to society. At present Chinese in a Social Transitional Period, and the loss of social capital is root cause that street children in our country growing fast, they stray again and again, and then difficult to achieve social integration. Street children relief is a systematic project, we must devote to social capital investment.Currently the research on street children relief focuses on cause analysis, institution construction, etc., there is not much attention to the whole process of street children’s relief .Social capital theory has manifested that it has very strong explanation strength to many social phenomenon. This article, that combining empirical positive investigation with theoretical logical verification, combining macroscopic analysis with microscopic observation, on street children’s relief in the view of the social capital theory .Base on studying the Previous research achievements, the article analysis experience of street children relief in China before 1980’s, situation of street children’s relief in social transformation era, case of street children’s relief in Suzhou. The document confirmed to that social capital which include trust、specification、social network is fundamental to solve the problem of street children. The point to rescue street children is enhance investment of social capital in the whole course of relief.