Mark Granovetter


Born
in The United States
October 20, 1943


American sociologist and professor at Stanford University who has created theories in modern sociology since the 1970s. He is best known for his work in social network theory and in economic sociology, particularly his theory on the spread of information in social networks known as "The Strength of Weak Ties" (1973).

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Getting a Job: A Study of C...

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The Strength of Weak Ties

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The Sociology Of Economic Life

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Society and Economy: Framew...

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The Sociology of Economic Life

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The Impact of Social Struct...

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“....when it comes to finding out about new jobs - or, for that matter, new information, or new ideas - "weak ties" are always more important than strong ties.”
Mark Granovetter, Getting a Job: A Study of Contacts and Careers



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