Title

Varieties of Trust

Authors

P. Sztompka

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

1999

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Trust: A Sociological Theory

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

First Page

41

Last Page

68

Abstract

Making bets of trust, we direct them at various objects, the targets of trust. What are those objects? Our definition indicates that ultimately we direct trust at "contingent actions of others."1 But those "others" come in various guises, and their actions display various degrees of complexity.

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