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To dwell among friends : personal networks in town and city / Claude S. Fischer.

Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1982.
ISBN 0226251373, 0226251381

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Other Title Personal networks in town and city.
Subjects Interpersoonlijke relaties.
Patients -- Satisfaction.
Qualité de la vie.
Quality of life.
Sciences sociales -- Analyse de réseau.
Social structure.
Sociale beïnvloeding.
Sociologie urbaine.
Sociology, Urban.
Structure sociale.
Description xii, 451 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1982.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-439) and index.
Contents I. The setting: The communities, the residents, and why they were there; Personal networks: an overview -- II. First issues: Urbanism and psychological strain; Urbanism and social environment; Urbanism and traditional values -- III. The social contexts of personal relations: Kin; Nonkin; Varieties of nonkin: neighbors and co-workers; Varieties of nonkin: organization members and just friends -- IV. Dimensions of personal networks: Personal networks as social support; The structure of relations and networks; The spatial dimension of personal relations; Homogeneity in personal relations: stage in the life cycle -- V. Subcultures: Urbanism and the development of subcultures; Involvement in subcultures: ethnicity and religion; Involvement in subcultures: occupation and pastime; Subcultures: alienation in urban public life; Conclusion -- Appendixes.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7671652
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WorldCat Identities Fischer, Claude S., 1948-
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