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Structural Features of Social Capital and the Subjective Well-being of a Person in the Multicultural Society: Case of Russia
Every person constantly exists in society and needs to interact with people around. In Russia, which is a multicultural society, it is assumed constant communication of people of different nationalities with each other. However, studies are limited in understanding the impact of kinds of social capital on a person’s subjective well-being. The aim of this study to investigate the different types of social capital and their relations with subjective well-being. To achieve this goal, 168 Moscow citizens filled out an online survey that explored this relationship through data analysis. The results of the study partially confirmed the hypothesis about the positive relations between weak ties and bridging social capital and subjective well-being. The research results contribute to the development of social capital study and understanding of its parts.