Masamichi Sasaki, Ph.D. (1980), Sociology, Princeton University; Professor of Sociology, Chuo University, Tokyo; Past President of International Institute of Sociology 1997-2001; Founding Editor of Comparative Sociology. Recent Publications: (ed.) Elites: New Comparative Perspectives (Brill, 2008) and (ed.) New Frontiers in Comparative Sociology (Brill, 2009).
Robert M. Marsh, Ph.D. (1959), Sociology, Columbia University, Professor of Sociology at Brown University. His earlier books have included Comparative Sociology: A Codification of Cross-Societal Analysis (Harcourt, Brace
and World 1967) and The Great Transformation: Social Change in Taipei, Taiwan Since the 1960s (Sharpe 1996).
All those interested in sociology, psychology, economics, as well as political science and philosophy.
Table of contents
List of Contributors
Introduction Masamichi Sasaki and Robert M. Marsh
The Dynamics of Trust: Communication, Action and Third Parties Bart Nooteboom
Structures of Trust: Britain and Russia Compared Geoffrey Hosking
Trust, Diversity, and Segregation in the United States and the United Kingdom Eric M. Uslaner
Distrust and Mistrust in a High Trust Environment Morten Frederiksen
Trusting Others—How Parents Shape the Generalized Trust of Their Children Dietlind Stolle and Laura Nishikawa
Pragmatic Trust in a World of Strangers: Trustworthy Actions Andrew J. Weigert
Trust, Tolerance and the Challenge of Difference Adam B. Seligman
Trust: acceptance of, precaution against and cause of vulnerability Misztal
Trust Working in Interpersonal Relationships: A Comparative Cultural Perspective with a Focus on East Asian Culture Gyuseog Han and Sang-Chin Choi
Self at the Heart of Trust: The Global Relevance of an Interactionist: Understanding of Trust as a Form of Association
Linda R. Weber
Reconstruction of Trust on a Cultural Manifold: Sense of Trust in Longitudinal and Cross-national Surveys of National Character Ryozo Yoshino
Cross-National Studies of Trust among Seven Nations Masamichi Sasaki