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Social Trust, Social Partner Time and Television Time

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Social trust is an important phenomenon, but the influence of important timebased

    measures upon trust has not been examined. Such measures include social contact

    and anti-social activity, such as television watching, which allows for the co-presence of

    other people. This paper reports on associations between trust and weighted means of copresent

    ‘social’ time (defined as time spent in various ‘social’ activities) and co-present

    time spent watching television, using the Australian Time Use Survey, 2006. It finds that

    trust is associated with social time spent in the co-presence of ‘strangers’ predominately

    from outside the household, and that TV watching in the co-presence of ‘familiars’—

    friends and family—is negatively associated with trust.

Publication Date


  • 2011

Citation


  • Patulny, R. 2011, 'Social Trust, Social Partner Time and Television Time', Social Indicators Research: an international and interdisciplinary journal for quality-of-life measurement, vol. 101, no. 2, pp. 289-293.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-79952186553

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/artspapers/1255

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 289

End Page


  • 293

Volume


  • 101

Issue


  • 2

Place Of Publication


  • Netherlands

Abstract


  • Social trust is an important phenomenon, but the influence of important timebased

    measures upon trust has not been examined. Such measures include social contact

    and anti-social activity, such as television watching, which allows for the co-presence of

    other people. This paper reports on associations between trust and weighted means of copresent

    ‘social’ time (defined as time spent in various ‘social’ activities) and co-present

    time spent watching television, using the Australian Time Use Survey, 2006. It finds that

    trust is associated with social time spent in the co-presence of ‘strangers’ predominately

    from outside the household, and that TV watching in the co-presence of ‘familiars’—

    friends and family—is negatively associated with trust.

Publication Date


  • 2011

Citation


  • Patulny, R. 2011, 'Social Trust, Social Partner Time and Television Time', Social Indicators Research: an international and interdisciplinary journal for quality-of-life measurement, vol. 101, no. 2, pp. 289-293.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-79952186553

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/artspapers/1255

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 289

End Page


  • 293

Volume


  • 101

Issue


  • 2

Place Of Publication


  • Netherlands