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Trust In Modern Societies: The Search For The Bases Of Social Order Barbara A. Misztal

Trust In Modern Societies: The Search For The Bases Of Social Order

Barbara A. Misztal

Published December 1st 1995
ISBN : 9780745612485
Hardcover
296 pages
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This study deals with one of the most important problems facing modern societies - the question of social cohesion. The author offers a comprehensive overview of past and present theories about the role of trust as a means of creating solidarity. SheMoreThis study deals with one of the most important problems facing modern societies - the question of social cohesion. The author offers a comprehensive overview of past and present theories about the role of trust as a means of creating solidarity. She shows how in sociological debates, which run from the founding fathers to the critics of mass society, social order and solidarity were assumed to be self-evident goods emerging in a spontaneous way.