Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology

Civilizing the Public Sphere

Distrust, Trust and Corruption

Authors: Papakostas, Apostolis

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Examining the interplay between distrust, trust and corruption, this book maps out the social mechanisms that make actors and organizations in the public sphere perform their activities in a civilized manner.

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APOSTOLIS PAPAKOSTAS is Professor in the School of Social Sciences at Södertörn University, Sweden.

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"This book is a rich and worthwhile contribution. Readers will find insightful critiques of past work and will encounter original theories with which they can debate and enrich their own work across a variety of topics and fields." - Sociologica


Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Civilizing Trust

    Papakostas, Apostolis

    Pages 1-23

  • Boundary Technologies and the Segmentation of Trust

    Papakostas, Apostolis

    Pages 24-45

  • Structured Skepticism and the Production of Trust

    Papakostas, Apostolis

    Pages 46-79

  • What States Do People Trust and How Do They Emerge?

    Papakostas, Apostolis

    Pages 80-102

  • The Organizational Bases of Corruption

    Papakostas, Apostolis

    Pages 103-124

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Civilizing the Public Sphere
Book Subtitle
Distrust, Trust and Corruption
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
Distribution Rights
No distribution rights in Schweden
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-03042-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-03042-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-03041-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 190
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