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Published: 16 July 2009

312 Pages


ISBN: 9780195384352

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Unanticipated Gains

Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life

Mario Luis Small

  • One of the only studies of social capital that asks how everyday organizations independently shape networks, shifting the focus of the study of personal networks from structure and network composition to context and everyday interaction
  • Argues that mothers may do better, by developing new social networks, when their children are enrolled in childcare centers

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