The Small World: A Volume of Recent Research Advances Commemorating Ithiel de Sola Pool, Stanley Milgram, Theodore Newcomb

The Small World: A Volume of Recent Research Advances Commemorating Ithiel de Sola Pool, Stanley Milgram, Theodore Newcomb

by Manfred Kochen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0893914797

ISBN-13: 9780893914790

Pub. Date: 01/01/1989

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

The phenomenon of the small world, as in two new acquaintances discovering that they have an acquaintance in common, is of great scientific interest. The samll world phenomenon appears to be a fundamental property of social structure and function. Understanding it, its origin, and its implications can shed light on problems in sociology, sociometrics, political

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The phenomenon of the small world, as in two new acquaintances discovering that they have an acquaintance in common, is of great scientific interest. The samll world phenomenon appears to be a fundamental property of social structure and function. Understanding it, its origin, and its implications can shed light on problems in sociology, sociometrics, political science, social psychology, and anthropology. This volume brings together much of what is understood about the small world problem, and the chapters indicate the quality, vitality, and scope of this area.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780893914790
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1989
Series:
Communication and Information Science Series
Pages:
410
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)

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