Per Linell, University of Linkoping, Sweden
Ivana Markova, University of Stirling, Scotland
A volume in Advances in Cultural PsychologySeries Editor: Jaan Valsiner, Clark UniversityTrust has a constituent role in human societies. It has been treated as a scientific topic in manydisciplines. Yet, despite the fact that trust and distrust come to life primarily in humancommunication and through language, it has seldom been analyzed from a communicative orlinguistic perspective. This is the theme of this path-breaking volume.This volume contains 12 chapters, plus introduction and epilogue by the editors. They have beenauthored by leading specialists on trust in language and communication, coming from manydisciplines and from different cultures and countries. Most of the authors share a conceptualbasis in dialogical theories.This book is a follow-up volume to two previous volumes on trust within cultural psychology, Trust and Distrust (Marková & Gillespie,2008) and Trust and Conflict (Marková & Gillespie, 2012). It will be of interest to anyone seriously interested in trust in societies, andin trust and distrust as displayed in communication and language.