This study examines whether social capital promotes democratic citizenship. It reveals that the structural component of social capital motivates the Korean masses to participate in the political process and to embrace the norms of democratic behavior, while its cultural component encourages them to appreciate the virtues of democracy.
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Errata: In the September/October 2016 issue (volume 56 number 5, pages 836 and 849), there was a technical printing error in Figures 1b and 2 of the article by Ajay Raina that resulted in a loss of data on the graphs. This online article contains the restored figures in their original, correct state. The error is regretted.