Trust in Society

Trust in Society

by Karen Cook

ISBN-10: 087154248X

ISBN-13: 9780871542489

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation

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Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date:
Russell Sage Foundation Series on Trust Series
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Trust in Society
Pt. IConceptions of Trust1
Ch. 1Conceptions and Explanations of Trust3
Ch. 2Solving the Problem of Trust40
Ch. 3Trust as a Form of Shallow Morality89
Pt. IITrust: Social Bases and Social Consequences119
Ch. 4Trust as a Form of Social Intelligence121
Ch. 5Trust in Signs148
Ch. 6Reputations, Trust, and the Principal Agent Problem185
Ch. 7Clubs and Congregations: The Benefits of Joining an Association202
Ch. 8Patterns of Social Trust in Western Europe and Their Genesis245
Pt. IIITrust: Network, Organizational, and Institutional Bases283
Ch. 9Why Do People Rely on Others? Social Identity and Social Aspects of Trust285
Ch. 10Why Is Trust Necessary in Organizations? The Moral Hazard of Profit Maximization307
Ch. 11Trust in Social Structures: Hobbes and Coase Meet Repeated Games332
Ch. 12Social Norms and the Rule of Law: Fostering Trust in a Socially Diverse Society354
Ch. 13Trust in Ethnic Ties: Social Capital and Immigrants374

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