RESEARCH – Bonds and Bridges, and Between: An Empirical Analysis of Group-Based Trust

Full article here: Stephany F. and F. Braesemann (2016). Bonds and Bridges, and Between: An Empirical Analysis of Group-Based Trust

Social capital is often represented by generalized trust – the degree to which one trusts ’most (unknown) people’. It is assumed to be enhanced by diverse group interactions. In the social capital literature, it is opposed by particularized trust, which represents our mutual confidence in individuals close to us, for example, family members and friends.

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