Theoretical interpretation of the concept of trust in sociology


  • O. M. Kuzmuk Lesya Ukrainka eastern european national university
Keywords: trust, distrust, confidence indicators, indicators of trust, tolerance, social inequality, transformation, institutional processes

Abstract

Confidence in Ukrainian society as an example of post­Soviet societies are influenced by a number of specific conditions. In particular, the transition to a market democracy led to the formation of trust relationships that are limited to family and inner circle person. After the results of the annual monitoring of the Institute of Sociology of NAS of Ukraine show that most respondents trust to reveal themselves and their families. In such circumstances is understandable tendency to form defensive identity with family and close circle, when there is a desire to develop local microstructure, ensuring inclusion. In other words, values and norms that dominate today in Ukrainian society focused on strengthening interpersonal trust within the family and family circle more than on the development of trusting relationships­family type. In this article the theoretical interpretation of the phenomenon of «trust» to a comprehensive study of the concept and a clear statement on social trust. Signs of social trust can be considered in future studies as indicators of social phenomenon of trust and fixed in empirical social research.

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Published
2015-03-25
How to Cite
Kuzmuk, O. (2015). Theoretical interpretation of the concept of trust in sociology. Grani, 18(5), 42-45. https://doi.org/10.15421/1715096
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