The Effects of Human, Social and Cultural Capitals on Economic Independence and Life Satisfaction in Disabled Persons

장애인의 인적 및 사회문화적 자본이 경제적 자립과 생활만족도에 미치는 영향

  • 이경준 (중부대학교 복지학부) ;
  • 정명선 (중부대학교 교육대학원 상담심리교육전공)
  • Received : 2017.05.05
  • Accepted : 2017.06.20
  • Published : 2017.06.28


This study is intended to look into the effects of human, social and cultural capitals on economic independence and life satisfaction in disabled persons, and the reciprocal relationships. To achieve this, a survey was empirically carried out to the disabled. The findings were summarized as follows. As for the above-stated findings, human capital had a positive effect on economic independence, and social and cultural capitals had a positive effect on economic independence and life satisfaction, comparing those with rejection of the effect of human capital on life satisfaction and the effect of economic independence on life satisfaction. Consequently, human capital is not just a tonic for disabled persons' life, and economic independence has not just a reciprocal relationship as a mechanism to improve life satisfaction. Based on this result, we discussed the activation for practical and diverse human, social and cultural networking.


Human capital;Social capital;Cultural capital;Economic independence;Life satisfaction


Supported by : 중부대학교


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