Host population trust as a contextual condition for integration hypothesis confirmation in Russia

Publication type Article
Status Published
Occupation: Junior Researcher
Affiliation: National Research University “Higher School of Economics", Moscow, Russia
Address: 46b, Volgogradsky av. Moscow, 109316, Russian Federation
Journal nameObshchestvennye nauki i sovremennost
EditionIssue 6

The article is devoted to studying the role of generalized trust of the members of the host society when considering the relationship between their integration acculturation expectations and life satisfaction (hypothesis “integration”). In specially carried out research (Moscow; n=198) found that at a high level of generalized trust is the relationship between acculturation expectation integration and life satisfaction in the host population will be positive, and at its low level – negative. We conclude that generalized trust is a contextual condition to confirm the hypothesis of integration in Russia.

Keywordsgeneralized trust, social capital, acculturation expectations, integration, life satisfaction
Publication date17.12.2017
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