عنوان مقاله [English]
Social trust is one of the important aspect of human relations, which pave the way for communication and cooperation between the members of society. Therefore, social trust has always been of great importance. In modern societies make massive changes in the way of social organization, extensive division of labor, increasing the spatial and temporal relations and increase the indeterminacy and the risks of social life has caused social trust and especially its two dimensions: generalized and institutional trust, is more and more important and necessary.
This study attempts to Sociological explanation the Social trust of youths in Mashhad. The sample size 384 was calculated and multi-stage Cluster sampling was conducted. In this study the social trust in three dimensions of Interpersonal, Generalized and Institutional, has been measured. Also the descriptive findings showed that the amount of social trust is between 25.5% of respondents high, 53.1% moderate and 21.4% low. Research hypotheses extracted from the theoretical model implies that the relationship between Rate of social relationships , a sense of justice, and Egoistic individualism with social trust. In experimental level, theoretical arguments research through regression analysis was judged. Based on the results of research explanatory ,there are Significant correlation between all three independent variables and aspects of social trust. According to the results of stepwise regression test, the Rate of social relationships and the sense of justice Variables remained in the final model and the Egoistic individualism Variable, although a significant correlation with the social trust has, but as a predictive variable was removed from the final model. Based on justified coefficient of determination obtained in the final model, We can say that 36 percent of social trust changes are explained by two variables of the sense of justice and the Rate of social relationships.