The Crisis of Trust-the Crisis of Communication in a Changing World
The subject of research is trust in social and intercultural communication.
Method: sociological and cultural approaches were applied, World Values Survey data were used as well as indicators of Russian and regional sociological surveys.
Trust is perceived as a state of the individual and positive expectation of actions from the communicant. It is a value and means of successful communication of individuals and groups, representatives of states, realization of joint projects. It is advisable to consider trust at different levels and in different contexts, ontological and existential contradictions in the system of economic and cultural relations, for example, along the lines "South-North", "East-West". Another field of manifestation trust manifestation is communication between two or more states or coalition of states for solving problems in the economic, political space-area. Within the state, trust-distrust is manifested in communication at the interpersonal, group and institutional level. The barriers to confidential communication are the violation of established and agreed rules, the lack of commitment and responsibility in one or both sides of interaction, as well as the polarization of social groups by income, inequality, legal insecurity of citizens, etc. Mismatch of interests, not the desire of communicants to recognize basic values generates a crisis of confidence, and this entails a crisis in communication.
Conclusion. The measures of economic integration and rapprochement of cultures, the strengthening of interreligious tolerance, the creation of various supranational associations will promote confidence in the changing world.