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Unformatted text preview: status, mental distress, violence, mortality (Inverse) Small town thought to have high social capital (rurality thought to be protective factor against drug use) Space shape social networks (drug using networks, neighborhood networks, family networks, high school networks, work networks) OVERLAPS What happens when we are locked into our social networks? _____________________________________________________________________ Wrong side of the tracks RURBAN Sense of place 1. Vortex, Hole and Web (gravitational pull) 2. Overlapping social network (work, school, neighborhood) 3. Boredomthere is nothing to do here (chronic condition of modern life) 4. Drug availability 5. Lack of social supports (services) Drug use, irregular employment, incarceration cycle (anomie) Paradoxical social networks: provide source of identity but confine individual...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course SOCI 101 taught by Professor Rosenblaum during the Fall '08 term at George Mason.
- Fall '08