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Unformatted text preview: Social Networks – the web of social relationships that join a person to other people and groups. Networks include primary and secondary groups and link us to hundreds of people. (6 degrees of Kevin Bacon, studies on how long to reach a specific person by mail.) Your network is similar to the internet – links connect virtually everyone to everyone else. Social networks are not groups, but they do contain groups. Many contacts in a network are extremely brief. Networks provide a sense of belonging and purpose. They can also offer support (advice), and are extremely helpfully when entering a new reference group. ( University, or job market)....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10