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.
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.
Keywords: diversity, social capitol, community psychology, gjcpp