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Emotional Capital: A Crucial Capital for a Citizenship Society with Personal, Social and Economic Returns

Author(s) Gendron, B.  
Publisher CiCe Publications  
Year 2007  
Editor Ross, A. (ed) Citizenship Education in Society  
Language English  
Age group -  
From the field of emotional intelligence and management sciences combined with an economics, sociological and psychological approaches, I will present in this talk an essay on a conceptual model named Emotional Capital (EC) which won a 2006 national Prize of the French Academy of Moral and Political Sciences. This model shows that the EC is an essential capital especially for children and young people at risk to enable their citizenship formation which participates to a better social cohesion, smoother human relations for their future life success in the society.

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