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Diversity, Trust and Social Capital: Examining Community Level Relationships

Diversity, Trust and Social Capital: Examining Community Level Relationships by  Sharon Hakim, M.A. and Gregory Meissen, Ph.D., Wichita State University

Diversity, Trust and Social Capital: Examining Community Level Relationships

Sharon Hakim, M.A. and Gregory Meissen, Ph.D.
Wichita State University

Within a community, as levels of ethnic diversity increase, both in- and out-group trust will decrease. This decrease in trust will result in decreased social capital at the community level.


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Sharon Hakim, M.A. and Gregory Meissen, Ph.D., Wichita State University Sharon Hakim, M.A. and Gregory Meissen, Ph.D., Wichita State University

Sharon Hakim is a doctoral student, and Gregory Meissen is on the faculty at Wichita State University.


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