Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 October 2019

296 Pages


ISBN: 9780190090432

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Someone To Talk To

How Networks Matter in Practice

Mario Luis Small

  • Explains the surprising fact that people often confide highly personal matters to people they are not close to, and at times even barely know
  • Eschews big data and large-scale network analysis to revisit fundamental questions of who we connect with, why, and how we use those connections
  • Winner of the James Coleman Award for Best Book from the Rationality and Society section of the American Sociological Society
  • Winner of the Outstanding Recent Contribution from the Social Psychology section of the American Sociological Association
  • Winner of the Best Publication Award from the Mental Health section of the American Sociological Association
  • Honorable Mention, PROSE Book Award, Cultural Anthropology and Sociology, from the Association of American Publishers

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