Trust: A Sociological Theory

Trust: A Sociological Theory

by Piotr Sztompka
     
 

A major theoretical and empirical work of social theory, defining trust and examining it in post-communist Poland.See more details below

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A major theoretical and empirical work of social theory, defining trust and examining it in post-communist Poland.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521598507
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Series:
Cambridge Cultural Social Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The turn towards soft variables in sociological theory; 2. The idea of trust; 3. Varieties of trust; 4. Foundations of trust; 5. The functions of trust; 6. The culture of trust; 7. Trust in democracy and autocracy; 8. Trust and rapid social change: a case study; Bibliography; References; Index.

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