AEssentially, this article is to test social trust in three dimensions: vertical (trust enjoyed by various types of institutions) and two horizontal - private and generalized. The main purpose of the article is, however, to find an answer to the question about the level of social trust of the adult residents of rural communes of the Lódz region. The analysis is designed to diagnose social trust of the surveyed communities and to determine the correlates of the third of the above mentioned types of trust, defined as generalized trust manifested in contacts with other people.
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