Trust-based practice among young people

Volume 4, Number 3, 2019, P. 255–265


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The article deals with the phenomenon of trust in modern society and offers theoretical approaches to the definition of this concept. Trust is considered as an invariable attribute of modern social life, manifested in both open and latent forms. The ambiguity of the term trust is underlined. The emphasis is placed upon the main theoretical approaches developed in social science. The classification of trust is based on interpersonal and generalized trust accepted in the scientific literature. The monitoring nature of the trust study covering almost all regions of the world is emphasized. The results of applied sociological research among the Kuban youth, reflecting the state of trust among young people, are also presented. In the course of the study, an open question technique was used to obtain a personal view on the issue of trust from the respondents.


trust, generalized trust, interpersonal trust, open question


Bolshov V.B. (2019) Trust-based practice among young people. Social Competence. Vol. 4. No. 3. P. 255–265. (In Russ.)

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Victor B. Bolshov, Cand. Sci. (Sociology), Associate Professor of Sociology Department, Kuban State University, Krasnodar, Russia


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