1 An Age of Distrust?
2 Trust and its Relatives.
3 Current Research on Trust.
4 Social Capital and Trust.
5 Trust on the Internet.
6 Terrorism and Distrust.
7 Liberal Distrust
8 Representative Democracy and Trust.
—Paul M. Sniderman, Stanford University
"Although Trust is suitable for a wide audience, it is a must-read for anyone who is considering research on trust."
—Jonathan Baron, University of Pennsylvania
- Accessible introduction to the complex concept of trust in contemporary politics and society
- Written by one of the world’s leading experts in this area of political theory
- Explores the nature of trustworthiness in a range of contexts from democratic politics to the internet, terrorism to social capital
- Questions whether we are currently living in an age of distrust and asks what this means for society in general