Wonderful article Susan Basterfield, thanks. Your four question reminded me of the components that make up *Relational Capital*, which (_along with Structural Capital & Cognitive Capital_) make up *Social Capital*. The components are:
- Sense of identity with the collective
- Confidence in the others in the collective (_I liked your break down of this into A) confidence in their competence & B) confidence in their intentions towards oneself_)
- Sense of obligation to participate
- Understanding & abiding by collective norms
I see a lot of resonance between them, but I wonder how mutually aligned behavioural norms play a part in engagement. I feel like it might be tacit to your questions (1) and (2), and a bit more explicit in (3).
The binary nature of the questions seems like a useful tool in conjunction with qualitative examples; glad you stressed that.