Membership in social organizations as cooperative practice


The author presents the results of studies of the factors of the participation of the Ukrainian citizens in voluntary associations as the cooperative practice. The hypothesis on the effect of interpersonal faith as an indicator of the social capital has not been confirmed. A partial influence of the ideological and regional distinctions, education, the interest in policy, and the political identification is fixed. However, the greatest and most stable effect on cooperative practices is produced by the active habits of leisure, in particular, the sporting ones.

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